"You have tremendous composure and poise on that stage," said Paula Abdul after the 16-year-old performed in a colorful tunic dress
by Voom by Joy Han, Steve Madden heels
and jewelry by Glow. The judges applauded her commercial look but it wasn't enough to avoid elimination the following day. "It's a tough song to sing after Mariah [Carey] and Michael [Jackson]," said Randy Jackson of Murray's rendition of "I'll Be There."