Amber Riley wins ‘Masked Singer, revealed because the Harp

The Harp received season eight of Fox’s “The Masked Singer,” and was revealed as Amber Riley. The singer-actress was unmasked on the finish of the two-hour finale.

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Amber Riley attends the Los Angeles premiere of “Tanzania: The Royal Tour” at Paramount Studios on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Picture by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Pictures)

Riley’s win got here after her ultimate two performances because the Harp, singing show-stopping renditions of Woman Gaga’s “The Fringe of Glory” and John Mayer’s “Gravity.” She beat out fellow finalists, singing trio The Lambs, who carried out Chaka Khan’s “I’m Each Girl” and Foreigner’s “I Need to Know What Love Is” throughout the finale.

The Lambs have been unmasked as pop music group Wilson Phillips; members Chynna Phillips, Carnie Wilson, and Wendy Wilson.

Whereas many on social media had lengthy speculated Riley was the voice behind the masks, three of the 4 “Masked Singer” judges didn’t guess the Harp’s true identification. Ken Jeong thought it was Jennifer Hudson; Jenny McCarthy guessed Jordin Sparks was below the masks, and Robin Thicke believed it was Yvette Nicole Brown. The one decide who appropriately recognized Riley because the Harp was Nicole Scherzinger.

Riley has been a frontrunner for “The Masked Singer” since season eight started. The previous “Glee” star introduced the home down all season with variations of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing,” tv theme songs from “Full Home,” and “The Golden Ladies,” and Lizzo’s latest number-one smash, “About Rattling Time,” which Riley carried out one final time after being unmasked.

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After Wednesday’s victory, Riley turns into the primary movie star to win each “The Masked Singer” and “Dancing With the Stars,” in response to Vulture. The singer received the Mirrorball Trophy in 2013. Riley was overcome with emotion after her win.

“This has been such an incredible expertise simply to have the ability to come out right here and be fully coated and let my expertise converse for itself,” Riley stated.

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