‘The Masked Singer’ Reveals Identities of Seahorse, Popcorn and Jellyfish: Who’s Under the Masks – Variety

It was a mega unmasking on Wednesday as Fox’s “The Masked Singer” revealed three celebrities in a special 2-hour semi-final edition: Singer/songwriter Tori Kelly (as the Seahorse), music icon Taylor Dayne (as Popcorn) and snowboarding Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim (as Jellyfish) were all eliminated.

Among the panelists, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, Nicole Scherzinger and guest panelist Craig Robinson figured out that Popcorn was Dayne. Robin Thicke and Ken Jeong thought it was Tina Turner.

Jeong determined that Jellyfish was indeed Kim, which Robinson then copied. Thicke went with another Olympic gold medalist, Gabby Douglas. McCarthy Wahlberg also went with an Olympian: McKayla Maroney. Scherzinger thought it was Grimes.
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Popcorn Never Tried to Hide Her Massive Voice on ‘The Masked Singer’: ‘We’re Not Here to Fool Anybody’ – Billboard

In two weeks we’ll find out which masquerading crooner will come out on top on the fourth season of The Masked Singer. But on Wednesday night it was time to party, and no one had more fun trying to make it to the finish line than judge’s favorite Popcorn during an intense semifinal showdown. The veteran vocalist made it to the Super Six with nuanced, powerful takes on Harry Styles’ “Falling” and Bryan Adams’ “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You” and a jaw-dropping cover of P!nk’s “What About Us.”

And while it seemed like her New Yawk attitude and major pipes would help click another major career win off Popcorn’s bucket list, even a showstopping take on Tina Turner’s “Better Be Good to Me” that had Ms. Turner’s signature smoky attitude wasn’t enough. Sadly, it was the end of the road on Wednesday’s two-hour, triple-elimination episode. Ken Jeong called the Turner turn a “religious experience,” inspiring guesses that ranged from Turner herself to Bette Midler and The Supremes’ Mary Wilson.

When the final kernel popped and the tub came off, though, it was none other than Taylor Dayne.

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‘The Masked Singer’s Popcorn on Her Costume Choice: ‘There Was a Joy to Her’ – TV Insider

And then there were three.

The Masked Singer’s semifinals saw the remaining six contestants battling it out according to their groups, and that pitted Popcorn against Sun. Popcorn was eliminated and unmasked as singer-songwriter Taylor Dayne.

“There’s only a couple slots left, and it was getting a little too difficult to hide the voice,” she tells TV Insider. “I had a fantastic time, all the way to where we got.”

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Taylor Dayne Reveals She Picked Her Masked Singer Popcorn Costume for This Patriotic Reason – People

Taylor Dayne told it from her heart as Popcorn on The Masked Singer. Unfortunately, her energetic performance of Tina Turner’s “Better Be Good to Me” on Wednesday’s episode didn’t earn the Grammy nominee a spot in the finale, but Dayne left everything she had in her on stage.

“I brought it,” Dayne, 58, tells PEOPLE. “I went all the way. This was like church for me, this last one. I wasn’t going to hold back.”

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The Masked Singer’s Popcorn jokes she flirted with Nick Cannon so he wouldn’t be ‘bored’ by Ken Jeong – Entertainment Weekly

Warning: This article contains spoilers about Wednesday’s episode of The Masked Singer.

Everyone’s favorite buttery treat has popped off of The Masked Singer stage.

In a crushing triple elimination, the Popcorn was revealed to be none other than three-time Grammy-nominated ’80s hitmaker Taylor Dayne. Ahead of the reveal, the singer-songwriter opened up to EW about her season-long bit of flirting with host Nick Cannon, what it was like having her friend Leah Remini on the show, why she chose the Popcorn costume, and more.

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The World’s Largest Virtual Friendsgiving – Hormel Foods edition

The World’s Largest Virtual Friendsgiving Hormel Foods Edition featuring Boyz II Men, Taylor Dayne, Joey Fatone, Carson Kressley, Kevin “KevOnStage” Fredericks, Karen Huger, Mia Mastroianni, Paul Zahn and more.

Taylor Dayne ‘Pleases’ Fans With New Single – Apple News

Taylor Dayne rose to fame with her 1987 mega-hit “Tell It To My Heart.” Now, over three decades later, the singer-songwriter wears her heart on her sleeve in her new single, “Please.”

I caught up with Taylor to find out what she’s been doing to keep busy during quarantine and what projects she is currently working on. Read More

Taylor’s Book in Finals for 14th Annual National Indie Excellence® Award

The 14th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) recognize the Winners and Finalists from this year’s robust competition of entries originating from all across the United States of America.

The National Indie Excellence® Awards celebrate independent publishing as a strong and vital sector of our industry. Recognizing excellence in all aspects of the final presentation, NIEA champions independent presses who produce the highest quality books across a spectrum of metrics. Established in 2005, NIEA’s entrants are meticulously judged by experts from various facets of the book industry profession including publishers, writers, editors, and designers.

Winners and Finalists are determined on the basis of superior written matter coupled with excellent presentation in every facet of the final published product. Jurors value the synergy of both content and form as they review entries spanning multiple genres.

“This year’s entries continue an upward trend in high-quality publishing, even among first time or newer authors. The competition is intense. Indie Excellence® proudly celebrates the talent, dedication and love they put into the book product.” – Doug Fogelson, President National Indie Excellence® Awards