East End teen heads to Hollywood for next round of ‘American Idol’

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HAMPTON BAYS -

A talented 19-year-old from the East End is headed to Hollywood - hoping to become the next ‘American Idol.’

Christiaan Padavan, from Hampton Bays, faced the panel of judges Monday night.

He performed Billy Joel's "Vienna" to represent Long Island.

He then brought his girlfriend in to perform an acoustic version of Britney Spears' "Toxic" with him in front of Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie.           

The Hollywood round begins Sunday on "Idol" on ABC.

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