'The Masked Singer' Semifinals See 3 Contestants Get Unmasked and 3 Move Onto the Finals!

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The Masked Singer returned Wednesday night for an action-packed, double-stuffed semifinals spectacular! ET is following along throughout the exciting two-hour episode to break down all the craziest moments, best performances, and most revealing clues.

The Super Six are hitting the stage in a battle for spots in the finals, and they are facing off in a series of showdowns leading to a wild triple elimination!

Everyone's favorite panel of celebrity "detectives" -- including Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong, and Jenny McCarthy, as well as a special guest panelist -- are trying their best to guess the singers' secret identities, as fans at home keep their eyes peeled for all the smallest and most revealing hints.

The fun kicks off at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox, and you can follow along with ET in our live blog, right here!

And The Seahorse Is...

6:59 PM:

...Tori Kelly!

Craig went three for three with his incredible guesses, and the panel is wowed by Kelly's involvement with the show.

"Honestly, I was just so thrilled to hear all the nice things you guys said, and I feel like more of an entertainer now," Kelly shared with a broad smile, before performing an unmasked encore of her Bruno Mars cover.

Panelists' Final SEAHORSE Guesses

6:56 PM:

Ken's First Impression Guess: Fergie
Ken's Final Guess: Christina Aguilera

Robin's First Impression Guess: JoJo
Robin's Final Guess: Tori Kelly

Jenny's First Impression Guess & Final Guess: Halsey

Nicole's  First Impression Guess: Maren Morris
Nicole's Final Guess: Tori Kelly

Craig's Final Guess: Tori Kelly

And The Jellyfish Is...

6:47 PM:

... Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim!

"I'm such a big fan of all of you guys, and this whole experience has been so incredible for me," Kim tells the panel. "It's been just such a fun experience. I've never performed in front of anyone before."

Panelists Final JELLYFISH Guesses

6:45 PM:

The Jellyfish is the second celeb to get unmasked, but before she does the panel will be making their final guesses and their First Impression guesses will also be revealed.

Robin's First Impression Guess: Addison Rae
Robin's Final Guess: Gabby Douglas

Jenny's First Impression Guess: Daisy Ridley
Jenny's Final Guess: McKayla Maroney

Nicole's  First Impression Guess: Sofia Richie
Nicole's Final Guess: Grimes

Ken's First Impression Guess: Yara Shahidi
Ken's Final Guess: Chloe Kim

Craig's Final Guess: Chloe Kim

And The Popcorn Is...

6:37 PM:

... Taylor Dayne!!

"Nobody understands how amazing this show is!" Taylor shared excitedly.

When asked what her favorite part of being on the show, Taylor said it's the "creativity" of everyone on the show.

Craig got one right! It helps to pay attention to which other panelists are good at figuring out clues!

Panelists' Final POPCORN Guesses

6:34 PM:

The Popcorn is the first celeb to get unmasked, but before she does, the panel will be making their final guesses and their First Impression guesses will also be revealed.

Nicole's First Impression Guess: Diana Ross
Nicole's Final Guess: Taylor Dayne

Robin's First Impression Guess & Final Guess: Tina Turner

Jenny's First Impression Guess: Tina Turner
Jenny's Final Guess: Taylor Dayne

Ken's First Impression Guess & Final Guess: Tina Turner

Craig's Final Guess: Taylor Dayne

The Third Showdown Results

6:31 PM:

It's time to vote for whoever delivered a better performance.

After all the votes are cast and counted -- and a frustrating commercial break builds the tension even more -- Nick reveals that The Sun is advancing to the finale, meaning The Popcorn will be unmasked later in the episode.

The Sun Makes Everyone Cry

6:24 PM:

The Sun might have just won the entire season with her performance of "When the Party's Over" by Billie Eilish.

It's the most emotional performance since The Monster's Sam Smith cover from season 1, and it's simply incredible.

Very little music and no backup dancers allow everyone's attention to be focused entirely on the delivery, and it's heartbreakingly beautiful.

The judges are left almost speechless, and can barley speak through tears of love and joy.

"I just love you," Nicole says. "That's why I love music so much, it transcends anything and you have such a gift... I could listen to you forever. You have the voice of the heavens. That was flawless. You were flawless.


The Safe Clue:

The Sun has a golden safe with a golden sun-shaped medal with Nicole's name engraved on the back.

"It's great to see you on this big stage, because the last time we met was in the bathroom," The Sun says, laughing.


Panelists' Guesses:

Nicole says it could be LeAnn Rimes.

Ken suggests it's Kate Hudson.

Craig thinks it might be Emilia Clarke.

The Sun -- NEW CLUES!!

6:18 PM:

The Sun:

- Says, "I decided to do this show just for the pure fun and joy and I feel like I'm 5 years old again."

- Says, "I have a really hard time expressing my feelings. In my past, I've been afraid to speak dreams out loud."

- Super Clue: "Let me break out this red hot clue," she says, before breathing fire on a Man In Black.

You Better Be Good to The Popcorn

6:12 PM:

The Popcorn is giving off real diva vibes with her shockingly spot-on rendition of "Better Be Good to Me" by Tina Turner.

"Wow, I was in the zone," Robin says, after dancing through the whole number. "I can't even sit down!"

"That was a religious experience" Ken shares.
 

Safe Clue:

The Popcorn's safe is filled with a bucket of popcorn, with Jenny's name inside.

"Jenny, we've definitely talked before, but never about how we both are published authors," The Popcorn shares.


Panelists' Guesses

Jenny thinks it's Taylor Dayne or Mary Wilson.

Robin says Tina Turner or Bette Midler.

Nicole agrees that it could be Better Midler as well.

Craig also thinks it could be Mary Wilson.

The Popcorn -- NEW CLUES!!

6:06 PM:

- Says, "I feel so blessed to be The Popcorn."

- Says, "By being here, I can take people to a happy place and spread a message of positivity."

- Says, "Going up against Sun tonight, I know she has a killer voice, but I'm gonna do what I've been doing since all these other creatures were in diapers."

- "Super Clue": She's holding up a red Stop sign.
 

Third and Final Match-Up

6:05 PM:

For the third showdown of the night, we've got The Popcorn vs. The Sun!

With The Sun's flawless vocals, it seems The Popcorn has her work cut out for her, but anything is possible this season!

The Second Showdown Results

6:00 PM:

It's time to vote for whoever delivered a better performance.

After all the votes are cast and counted, Nick reveals that The Mushroom is advancing to the finale, meaning The Jellyfish will be unmasked later in the episode.

The Jellyfish Wants to 'Stay' In the Game

5:57 PM:

The Jellyfish performs a very simple, stunning rendition of Rihanna's "Stay" that proves to be beautiful showcase for her vocal talents.

"You were so confident," Craig marvels. "It was lovely. Thank you!"

"This felt like it was really you singing from your heart tonight," Robin adds.
 

The Safe Clue:

It's a sea creature-themed safe with a conch shell inside. Listening to the shell, Nick hears "Dr. Ken."

"I'll be direct," The Jellyfish shares. "We've never met but I can't say I didn't try."


Panelists' Guesses:

Ken thinks it could be Chloe Kim.

Nicole thinks it could be Grimes.

Robin thinks it could be Gabby Douglas.

The Jellyfish -- NEW CLUES!!

5:53 PM:

The Jellyfish:

- Says, "Being the Jellyfish makes me feel safe to let out a more daring side of myself."

- Says, "I can't believe I outlasted a legend in Brocolli and topped Mushroom!

- The "Super Clue": "A super clue that's really chill" is a model of the Eiffel Tower.

The Mushroom Tributes a Pop Classic

5:47 PM:

The Mushroom swings for the fences with a gorgeous cover of "Valerie" by Amy Winehouse, which he ends with a quasi-hip-hop flair.

"My god, it's amazing," Craig says. "There's just no words."


The Safe Clue:

The Mushroom's giant black safe contains another smaller little safe, and inside that is an envelope with Robin's name.

"I love mixing it up with you again, because this is definitely not the first time we've connected," The Mushroom hints.


Panelists' Guesses:

Robin says it's Jaden Smith.

Nicole thinks it's Jordan Fisher.

Craig thinks it could be Leslie Odom Jr.

Ken suggests it could be Keegan-Michael Key.

The Mushroom -- FIRST CLUES!!

5:40 PM:

The Mushroom:

- Says, "I came here to share a message of unity through music, and I think it's especially needed right now amid the pandemic."

- Says, "Like many of you, it's taken someone close to me."

- Says, "Life can flip on its head any time."

- Says, "There is no shroom for error tonight."

- The "Super Clue" is a clock set to 3 o'clock.

Second Match-Up

5:39 PM:

For the second showdown of the night, we've got The Mushroom vs. The Jellyfish!

This one might be even wilder than the first face-off.

The First Showdown Results

5:33 PM:

It's time to vote for whoever delivered a better performance.

After all the votes are cast and counted, Nick reveals that The Crocodile is advancing to the finale, meaning The Seahorse will be unmasked later in the episode.

The Crocodile Doesn't Wanna Miss a Thing

5:31 PM:

For his big swing, The Crocodile sings "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith, and its a crowd-pleasing anthem filled with emotion, nostalgia and pyrotechnics.

"You laid it all out there on the line tonight!" Nicole yells. "That was amazing!"


The Safe Clue:

The Croc's purple digital safe reveals that he has some connection to Craig.

"Craig, you're one of my favorite actors and it's so cool that I get to share the screen with you again," The Crocodile hints.


Panelists' Guesses:

Craig suggests it's AJ McLean or Nick Carter.

Ken says it's Nick Lachey, and Nicole says it's a good guess.

The Crocodile -- NEW CLUES!!

5:25 PM:

The Crocodile:

- Says, "These big jaws give me the freedom to do all the different genres of music."

- Says, "I'm not just doing this for myself, I'm doing it for my [kids]."

- Says, "The only thing that matters to me now is [my kids] having the life and the love that I didn't have as a child."

- The "Super Clue" is a pizza with a rat eating a slice.

The Seahorse Knows What She Likes

5:18 PM:

For her semifinals performance, The Seahorse opts for a fun fan favorite, "That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars.

With a weird and wild Old West-meets-hallucinogens performance, The Seahorse shows some wild vocal range that really wows the panel.

"That was hot! What a way to open the show, let alone the semi-finals!" Jenny says.

"If this was the Olympics for the vocal acrobatics, you'd be taking home the gold," Nicole shares.

 

The Safe Clue:

This week, the contestants have their safe brought out, and cracked open to reveal a connection to one of the panelists. This time around, the connection appears to be with Nick.

"So Nick, this is wild, but even before this show you were a great host to me," The Seahorse hints.

 

Panelists' Guesses:

Robin thinks it's Tori Kelly.

Jenny thinks it could be Kesha.

Craig suggests it could be Sia.

The Seahorse -- NEW CLUES!!

5:11 PM:

The Seahorse:

- Says, "I'm pretty sure I know who The Crocodile is, and if I'm right, I'm very intimidated. That showman can see and dance in his sleep."

- Says, "If I want to make it to the final I have to stop saying 'no' to myself and say, 'Yes I can!' Because brave little girls grow up to be fierce women."

- The "Super Clue" is a telescope.
 

First Matchup

5:09 PM:

For the first showdown of the night, we've got The Seahorse vs. The Crocodile!

This is a really wild match-up!

Guest Panelist!

5:06 PM:

The Masked Singer semifinals wouldn't be a real spectacle without an epic guest star!

After a showy introduction featuring a mask and some fantastic piano playing, fans got a chance to see Craig Robinson join the panel!

Clue-Packed Intro Number

5:04 PM:

We get introduced to the Super Six through a big group number set to "Take On Me" by A-Ha! The performance is also filled with individual clues, revealed through backup dancers holding street signs that relate to each contestant:

The Mushroom dances in front of a sign that reads "Cooling Court."

The Sun's sign reads "Early Riser Rd."

The Jellyfish's sign says "Up and Downs Dr."

The Popcorn has a sign pointed at her that reads "Lasso Lane."

The Seahorse's sign reads "Soul Street."

The Crocodile's sign says "Jeans Block."

Semifinals See Three Get Axed!

5:02 PM:

Tonight is going to be a triple elimination, which is downright insane! That's quite a bloodbath.

This two-hour special is going to be broken up into three head-to-head showdowns, and we're going to see a whole lot about who were under those masks, and how close all our guesses have been.

If you're trying to crack the mystery of the costumed contestants like the rest of America, check out our running list of spoilers, hints and best guesses, where we break down all the clue packages and make wild (surprisingly accurate) predictions about the singers' secret identities.

For more on this exciting season of The Masked Singer, check out the video below!

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