Masked Singer: Montell Jordan Reveals What He Would've Sung For TV Night

During The Masked Singer season 8's Vegas Night, Panther was unmasked as legendary singer Montell Jordan, and now he reveals which song he would have sung if he made it to the upcoming TV Theme Songs Night. Montell is a singer, songwriter, record producer and pastor, best known for his 1995 hit single "This Is How We Do It." As Panther, Montell sang "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone. He wowed the panel, including Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Ken Jeong, Nicole Scherzinger and guest panelist Donny Osmond.

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Through The Masked Singer audience vote, Montell made it to the Battle Royale, in which he faced off against Harp. They both sang "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf. Montell sang in a lower voice than his first song to try to throw off the panel. Although they both gave impressive performances, the panel chose Harp to move on to the next round, eliminating Panther. Even though Jenny and Nicole have guessed Montell multiple times over the years for other celebrities, they laughed that they ironically didn't think of him for Panther. The panelists' final guesses were Iman Shumpert (Robin), Lamar Odom (Jenny), Andre Drummond (Donny), Sam Richardson (Ken) and Billy Porter (Nicole). Montell was then unmasked, and he sang "This Is How We Do It" for the adoring audience.

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In an interview with EW, Montell revealed which song he would have performed if he had made it to The Masked Singer season 8's TV Theme Songs Night. He said that he was going to sing the classic theme song from The Golden Girls, "Thank You For Being A Friend." Montell added, "I would have murdered that song." However, Montell will not get the chance to perform it because only Harp made it through to the next round.

The Masked Singer Season 8 Theme Nights Revealed

The Masked Singer Season 8 judges and host

The Masked Singer season 8 features theme nights for the first time in the show's history. Upcoming theme nights include "Comedy Roast," "Hall Of Fame," "Muppets Night," "Andrew Lloyd Webber Night," "'90s Night," "Thanksgiving" and "Fright Night." These theme nights will influence the song choices, costumes and sets, which will also provide clues to the contestants' identities.

The Masked Singer season 8 has had some fantastic reveals so far. William Shatner, Eric Idle, Chris Kirkpatrick and Jeff Dunham have all been unmasked in just the first two episodes, along with Montell. The new format of unmasking all but one of the contestants each week makes each episode very exciting. It would have been interesting to hear Montell put his own spin on "Thank You For Being A Friend." Although The Masked Singer fans were sad to see Montell go so soon, they were grateful to see him on stage as Panther.

The Masked Singer airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. EDT on FOX.

2022-09-29T18:07:18.000Z

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