|Someone wrote in miss_s_b,|
I think Jessie J has been a bit surprised that the boys are being so full of themselves and just as hard on her, but she's held her own really well and is only occasionally wading into the idiotic willy waving contest with a choice put down. She's really impressed me and I respect her a lot having seen this.
I think that what a singer really needs to have is something distinctive that makes you stop and listen and know it's them. Like when you hear your favourite singer on the radio, you know it's them from the voice, not the song.
This is why someone like John Barrowman isn't a very successful singer - his singing voice is fine, but it's completely lacking in any kind of distinguishing features. You would know it was him if he spoke on the radio, but not if he sang. It is just the sound of generic person singing well, unlike say Tom Jones.
(I didn't see this week's show yet, but saw all the auditions so all thoughts based on previous shows.)