Farid Mammadov
Background Information
Origin Baku, Azerbaijan
Birthdate 30 August 1991
Age 27
Eurovision Song Contest
Country Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Year 2013
Song "Hold Me"
Position 2nd (Final)
1st (Semi-final)
Points 234 (Final)
139 (Semi-final)
Farid Mammadov is an Azerbaijani singer-songwriter. He became interested in music at an early age and by the age of 21 had performed with several well-know Azeri bands.

Prior to participating in the national final, he had expressed an interest in representing his country on the Eurovision stage but had never participated in the national final. However, his performance won the audience over and he was selected to represent his home country at the 2013 Contest in Malmö, where he finished as runner-up to Emmelie de Forest of Denmark.