Who won the Masked Singer 2022? Results of final revealed - and who were Panda, Mushroom and Robobunny

Panda, Mushroom and Robobunny went head to head in the finale of The Masked Singer - but only one could be crowned the winner

The grand finale of The Masked Singer has finally revealed the identity of its contestants that judges and fans alike have gone mad trying to figure out.

This is everything you need to know about the season three final of the singing competition.

Who was winner Panda?

Singer Natalie Imbruglia was revealed to be Panda in the finale of The Masked Singer, which aired on Saturday (12 February) evening, and was crowned as the winner.

Throughout her run as Panda, Imbruglia dropped hints about her identity, talking about how she is a “solitary creature” and that she had “been animated” in the past, referring to when she voiced the animated character Koala in Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe.

Natalie Imbruglia, as Panda, won the third season of The Masked Singer (Photo: ITV)Natalie Imbruglia, as Panda, won the third season of The Masked Singer (Photo: ITV)
Natalie Imbruglia, as Panda, won the third season of The Masked Singer (Photo: ITV)

A more obscure clue included a compass which was missing its E - referring to the fact that she grew up in [N]ew [S]outh [W]ales, in Australia.

The judges’ guesses regarding her identity ranged from X Factor judge Cheryl Cole to Bridget Jones’s Diary star Renée Zellweger. Before the final aired, the bookies had pegged Amanda Holden as the most likely to be behind the mask, with odds of 10/11.

Who was Mushroom?

Narrowly missing out on the crown was Welsh singer Charlotte Church, who appeared as Mushroom on the series.

Some of her clues included picking up a tissue in one of her videos, referring to her fifth album titled Tissues and Issues, and saying that she “stole the show from my modryb”, which is Welsh for aunt.

Did you figure out Mushroom’s identity before it was revealed? (Photo: ITV)Did you figure out Mushroom’s identity before it was revealed? (Photo: ITV)
Did you figure out Mushroom’s identity before it was revealed? (Photo: ITV)

Her appearance in the competition has been branded as the show’s “worst kept secret” as judges Davina McCall, Rita Ora and Mo Gilligan, as well as viewers, had her identity figured out from the star.

Another clue which gave her identity away came in the form of numbers - an eagle eyed viewer explained on Twitter: “Watching The Masked Singer UK and I think I worked out who Mushroom is through those numbers - 345997. One a phone keypad, e g l w y s - Cymraeg am ‘Church’. It has to be @CharlotteChurch!”

Another elaborated: “Can I just say that if you put 345997 into the old fashioned phone (where you click a number several times to get a letter), if you put that number into an old fashioned phone you get eglwys. So go into google translate now and search up what eglwys means in eng!”

Who was Robobunny?

Robobunny was the first to be unmasked in the final episode, placing third, and it was revealed that it was Westlife’s Mark Feehily.

Speaking about the massive costume, Feehily said that he actually had a little control built into the suit to operate the rabbit.

Robobunny had the judges guessing up until the last minute (Photo: ITV)Robobunny had the judges guessing up until the last minute (Photo: ITV)
Robobunny had the judges guessing up until the last minute (Photo: ITV)

He added: “I had a confidence that I’ve ever felt before in this suit, and I think I’ll take that home with me, you know?

“Thanks for having me, it’s been an absolute pleasure.”

The singer also revealed that he didn’t tell his fellow Westlife members that he was taking part in the show.

In his first week, he sang Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, and in his first VT he said: “You thought I was a real tough guy, aye? That’s just my shell. I’m actually a real softie, who’s part of a machine.”

Feehily also said: “Now I’m not going to “rabbit” on about hard exterior but I will say that I’m here to “Control-Alt-Delete” what you know about me.”

This was in reference to his appearance on an episode of Doc Martin titled “Crt, Alt, Delete”.

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