Last week they panned her performance of "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted," calling it "old fashioned," "overdone" and "dramatic."
Benami, a Tennessee native who moved to Los Angeles to pursue singing in 2005, also thinks the judges could tone down their reactions, calling some comments hurtful and unnecessary.
Simon Cowell compared Benami's performance last week to "swimming through a bowl full of jelly" as in, it wasn't easy.
Benami will get to tour this summer as a part of the "Idol" Top 10. There are nine contestants left in the singing competition.