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Rita Ora photo courtesy of FOX Entertainment Publicity
Rita Ora photo courtesy of FOX Entertainment Publicity

'The Masked Singer': Rita Ora to join Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg & Robin Thicke as panelist in 2024


Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am

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Critically acclaimed artist and “The Masked Singer” U.K. alum Rita Ora will swap continents with Nicole Scherzinger, while Nicole performs on London’s West End, in the 2024 airing of ‘The Masked Singer’ on FOX.

Click here to watch the season 10 trailer, including a sneak peek at Ora’s debut in season 11.

Ora is an international, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter with over 10 billion streams, four No. 1 U.K. singles, and she holds the U.K. record for the most Top 10 singles for a British female artist with a total of 13. She was among the first artists to receive a BRIT Billion award this year, acknowledging her outstanding achievement in recorded music by surpassing the landmark of 1 billion career U.K. streams.

Ora’s new album, “You & I,” features the No. 1 U.S. dance radio hit “Praising You (feat. Fatboy Slim)” and “You Only Love Me.” “You & I” follows previous releases “Bang,” “Phoenix” and “Ora.” In the U.S. alone, Ora’s acclaimed singles and star-studded collaborations have earned her seven Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs Chart.

As a multitalented industry leader across TV, culture and fashion, with brand partnerships in key sectors, Ora has continuously expanded her personal brand to new heights. In 2019, she launched the award-winning Próspero Tequila alongside Concecuh Brands and currently serves as chief creator partner. Additionally, in 2022, Ora founded her sustainable activewear brand, Humans Being, where she operates as chief creative officer. Her film and television credits include the “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu,” “Twist,” “The Voice Australia,” “The X-Factor UK” and “Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight.” Ora will soon star opposite Jamie Foxx and Robert De Niro in the upcoming film “Tin Soldier,” and she will join Brandy in the “Descendants” sequel “The Rise of Red.”

“The Masked Singer” season 10 premiere delivered a 0.9 live + same day rating among adults 18-49 and 4.0 million viewers, its highest-rated and most-watched season premiere since season seven. It also marks the No. 1 unscripted season premiere of 2023 among adults 18-49 (excluding post-Super Bowl).

“The Masked Singer” season 11 will be hosted by Nick Cannon and feature panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, Robin Thicke and all-new panelist Ora, who is stepping in for Scherzinger.

Celebrities who have performed on the show include Demi Lovato, T-Pain, Gladys Knight, Donny Osmond, Seal, Patti LaBelle, Jewel, Drew Carey, Lil Wayne, Vivica A. Fox, Amber Riley, Mickey Rourke, William Shatner, Rob Gronkowski, Montell Jordan, Wayne Brady, Tori Spelling, Natasha Bedingfield, Wilson Phillips, Gloria Gaynor and Dionne Warwick.

Catch-up on “The Masked Singer” on Hulu, Fox.com, Tubi and On Demand. On Demand episodes are available for customers of Cox Contour TV, DIRECTV, DISH, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Optimum, Spectrum, Verizon FiOS, XFINITY and YouTube TV.

‘The Masked Singer’ season 10 competition officially kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 27 (8/7c) on FOX.

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