Watch: Bono & The Edge Perform on American Idol Finale

Watch half of U2 perform a track with Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark star Reeve Carney.   

Johnny Firecloudby Johnny Firecloud

 

Scotty "No seriously, punch me in the face" McCreery won the American Idol finale on Wednesday night, but before they announced the winners, the how featured performances from Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Bono and The Edge, who played “Rise Above” with Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark star Reeve Carney. 

 

As they sing, a Spider-Man swings through the rafters of the Nokia Theatre, dropping upside down in front of Jennifer Lopez, who pulls down half his mask as if to kiss him, then taps him on the lips instead before he zips back up out of sight.

 

Check it out below:

 

 

The Spidey Broadway musical has been an incredibly disastrous $50 million production. Bono and The Edge, who wrote all the words and music for the show, view their contributions to the production as such: “This is like the old man giving the keys to the new Convertible to the young kid, and knowing that he would drive it a lot faster than I would…”