The 23-year-old Tennessee native received mixed feedback from the judges, but Randy Jackson called her his “favorite country singer” in the competition.
“The melody kept pulling you back down,” Keith Urband said. “It wasn’t a great song choice.”
“Don’t ever do that again,” Nicki Minaj agreed. “You don’t have to try so hard.”
Luckily, Janelle was one of the five lucky girls to move on to the Top 20.
Watch Janelle Arthur sing “Just a Kiss” below!
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