Adam Lambert Makes U2’s Whining Bearable

Between Coldplay and U2, the biggest “rock” acts these days are almost the most safe. Sorry, Bono, but “Get On Your Boots” is not innovative or risky. And then comes Adam Lambert, delivering a rendition of U2’s “One” that, well, made us appreciate Bono & Co. actually spitting this one out. No wonder it’s so easy to report that Clay Aiken fella wants to team up with Lambert.

But because we’re just one week away from the finals (OMGZ!!!!), the contestants performed más de uno songs. Here’s Aerosmith’s “Cryin'”: