Fans Are Convinced ‘The Masked Singer’ Astronaut Is a Popular Country Star

On Wednesday, an all-new group of singers will make their debut on season three of The Masked Singer and fans…


Lauren Jo Black

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March 10, 2020


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On Wednesday, an all-new group of singers will make their debut on season three of The Masked Singer and fans are already convinced that a country star is behind the astronaut mask.

Group C, including the astronaut, T-Rex, Bear, Night Angel, Rhino and Swan, will take the stage during Wednesday night’s episode. During the show, the astronaut will perform Lauren Daigle’s “You Say.”

In a preview clip shared to The Masked Singer‘s Instagram, fans flocked to the comments section to predict who is behind the astronaut mask and many seem to think it’s country singer Hunter Hayes. Based on the tone of the singer’s voice, it’s a pretty good guess!

Click play below to listen for yourself.

The six contestants will be narrowed down to three, based on voting by the judges and studio audience in the coming weeks. The three remaining singers will advance to the Super 9 alongside the Banana, Frog, Kangaroo, Kitty, Turtle and White Tiger.

The Masked Singer airs Wednesdays t 8 pm.ET on Fox.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.