Skylar Laine (born Skylar Laine Harden; February 1, 1994) is an American singer from Brandon, Mississippi. She placed fifth on the eleventh season of American Idol. Laine graduated from Brandon High School a year early. Her musical influences are Miranda Lambert, Waylon Jennings and George Jones. Laine also worked at her family's business in Mississippi.She is currently working on a nursing degree with plans to move to Nashville TN where she hopes to release a country rock album. Laine auditioned in Houston, Texas. In the semi-finals she performed 'Stay with Me' by Faces. She was one of the top five female vote getters and advanced to the top 13. She is the second finalist from Mississippi, the other being Jasmine Murray from American Idol season 8. After the competition, she plans to move to Nashville. She is currently taking part in the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2012, which began July 6, 2012 and will run till September 21, 2012.