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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Morten Harket unmasked on The Masked Singer UK

The host of Eurovision 1996... the Viking!

Morten Harket, who hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1996, has been unmasked as Viking on the ITV show The Masked Singer UK. After performing Coldplay’s “The Scientist” on Saturday’s night show, he was unmasked in the show’s first double elimination.

Known worldwide as being part of “Take On Me” hitmakers a-ha, Morten made it through to episode six of the show, being eliminated alongside comedian Sir Lenny Henry. Eurovision fans may also remember Morten from the 1996 contest in Oslo, which he hosted with Ingvild Bryn.

Five stunning performances

Fans of the show were often in awe of Viking’s vocal talents, which he showed off during five performances on the show. He also managed to stump the panelists – Davina McCall, Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross and Mo Gilligan – who were unable to identify who was “behind the mask”.

You can listen to Viking’s performances in the playlist below:

Viking Performs 'Songbird' By Fleetwood Mac | Season 2 Ep. 2 | The Masked Singer UKViking Performs ‘Songbird’ By Fleetwood Mac | Season 2 Ep. 2 | The Masked Singer UK

Another Eurovision star behind the mask?

With just two weeks left, fans are taking to Twitter to shared their guesses for the remaining masked singers. One name mentioned frequently for Dragon is Courtney Act – who took part in Eurovision: Australia Decides in 2019.

Dragon Performs 'The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)' | Season 2 Ep. 6 | The Masked Singer UKDragon Performs ‘The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)’ | Season 2 Ep. 6 | The Masked Singer UK
https://twitter.com/Twynkly/status/1355595236509175811
https://twitter.com/cmaybury11/status/1353105912878215168

Did you guess Morten Harket as the Viking? Do you think Courtney Act is behind the mask of the dragon?

Let us know in the comments below and on social media @ESCXTRA.

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