The 17-year-old fell into the bottom three alongside Elise Testone and Hollie Cavanagh during Thursday night's live results show, with the judges choosing not to use their single save on him.
> 'American Idol' Top 8 results show: Live blog
The remaining contestants who will move on to become part of the Top 7 are Cavanagh, Testone, Skylar Laine, Colton Dixon, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips.
The Wanted also appeared during the broadcast to perform their hit single 'Glad You Came', while former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler also took to the stage for a rendition of her new song 'Where's Tammy Wynette?'
Digital Spy users once again voted Sanchez as their favourite performer of the week with over a third of the reader vote, while Brackensick, Cavanagh and Testone pulled in 2.3%, 6.9% and 6.2% of reader votes respectively.
> 'American Idol' Top 8 perform: Live blog