Separated at birth?
What a week in music contests!
First an Orc wins Eurovision, and now a Vulcan is poised to win American Idol.
(Thanks to bqggz for identifying Lordi as an Uruk-Scandinavian, and to gondhir for noting Taylor Hicks's Vulcan features.)
ETA, 11:05 CDT Tue 23 May 2006 - If you haven't heard "Hard Rock Hallelujah", the winning Eurovision 2006 performance by Finnish band Lordi, well, here it is.