Last week Fox’s new singing competition The Masked Singer -- the first breakout hit of 2019 -- introduced us to the first six of its twelve high-profile competitors. The show’s instant success was not all that surprising as the series it’s based on, South Korea’s The King of Masked Singer, has a viral following of over half a billion fans worldwide. The series features masked celebrities (from actors to athletes) facing off in a “who-sung-it” while wearing wild outfits the likes of which Lady Gaga might consider giving a limb to own. Hosted by Nick Cannon, the show also features an all-star panel tasked with figuring out who’s behind the masks. While Ken Jeong, Nicole Scherzinger, Jenny McCarthy and Robin Thicke (pictured below, with Cannon at center) gel well together, one of them almost landed on the other side of the desk. “They actually invited me to be a performer and I considered it,” Scherzinger revealed when MediaVillage recently spoke with her. “But then I was invited to be a part of the panel and I just thought it would be really fun to do something so different.