The rock singer managed a huge smile as he punched his fist in the air for fans as he headed home after the results show.
Simon Cowell lost his first act this series when Jamie, 34, lost to Lloyd Daniels in a public vote following their sing-off.
Amazingly, despite their usual below-par performance – this time, with their rendition of Under Pressure – on Saturday night, John and Edward Grimes, aka Jedward, survived another week.
Despite impressing most of the judges – bar Louis Walsh – with his version of Radio GaGa, it appears Archer hadn’t done enough to win over the public.
After the judges were split 50/50 over the two singers, the decision was put to the public vote.