I'm a bit confused about this part, though:
But how much was Lambert’s talent, and how much was the choice of songs like Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love?”
Hmmmm: We’ve been here before. That same song — and black eyeliner — also worked for Daughtry three years ago.
Is he wondering if Adam's song choices are cause for his success, or is he just using that line to tie in his comparison to Daughtry to predict that Adam will be as successful as Daughtry? Clarity, dude! Use some.
About Kris Allen, he said Kris "showed real versatility" by playing guitar and piano and ended the paragraph with "He could happen."
The newspaper has a photo gallery from the concert here.