Background Information
Origin Helsinki, Finland
Eurovision Song Contest
Country Flag of Finland Finland
Year 2006
Song "Hard Rock Hallelujah"
Position 1st (Final and Semi-final)
Points 292 (Final and Semi-final)

Lordi is a Finnish Hard rock band, formed in 1996 by the band's lead singer, songwriter and costume-designer, Mr. Lordi. The band is known for wearing monster masks and using pyrotechnics during concerts. They rose to domestic success with their 2002 single, "Would You Love a Monsterman?".

They made history in 2006 by winning the Eurovision Song Contest with a then record 292 points, becoming the first Finnish performer to win the contest as well as the first-ever rock act to do so. Lordi was featured on the 2006 MTV Europe Music Awards in Copenhagen when the band's frontman, Mr. Lordi, presented the award for rock. They were also the closing act, playing their single "Hard Rock Hallelujah".