Didi Benami takes a bit of a risk with Ingrid Michaelson’s “The Way I Am,” slowing it down and jazzing it up. It was a decent performance, but kind of just middle-of-the-pack.

Simon says there’s too many people trying to sound like Adele or Duffy. Kara says she’s showing another level of artistry. Randy wonders where the star factor is and calls it sleepy. Ellen says it was a low-key first impression.