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An East Tennessee teenager is making some major noise on American Idol.

Knoxville native Briston Maroney, 15, is a student at Catholic High School.

Thursday night, the judges let Briston know he's moving on the to the top 30 after he sang "Let Her Go" by Passenger.

The judges praised his unique and different sound.

You can catch the next episode of American Idol next Wednesday at 8 p.m. on FOX 43.

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