The 17-year-old Mississippi native fell into the bottom two alongside Hollie Cavanagh during Thursday night's live results show and was sent home after host Ryan Seacrest revealed that she had received the lowest number of public votes.
The remaining contestants who will move on to become the Top 4 are Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips.
> 'American Idol' Top 5 perform: Live blog
Coldplay also appeared during the broadcast to perform their singles 'Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall' and 'Paradise', while former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood also took to the stage for a rendition of her new song 'Blown Away'.
Digital Spy users once again voted Sanchez as their favourite performer of the week with over a third of the reader vote, while Laine and Cavanagh pulled in 9.3% and 24.9% of reader votes respectively.
> 'American Idol' Top 5 results show: Live blog
Watch Skylar Laine perform Dusty Springfield's 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me' below: