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The Janoskians (Just Another Name Of Silly Kids In Another Nation) are a YouTube comedy group originally from Melbourne, Australia, who are now based in Los Angeles. Their videos mainly consisting of the five members doing pranks, performing gross-out humor on the unsuspecting public and each other, and filming mockumentaries, dares, and skits. The Janoskians' fans are known as 'Janoskianators'. They began posting videos on YouTube in July 2011, and in 2012, the Janoskians signed a contract with Sony Music Australia. Their first single, "Set This World on Fire", co-written by Beau Brooks, was released in September 2012 on the Janoskians YouTube channel, first as an audio file, and later with an "unofficial" video.

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The Janoskians encouraged their fans to create their own videos for the song in late 2012, the group produced an eight-episode web show for MTV Australia titled The Janoskians: MTV Sessions. The show was posted to MTV Australia's website over an 8-week period. The Janoskians had their first charting hit in 2012 with "Set This World on Fire" peaking it at number 19 in the Australian Singles Chart, and also made it to Top 30 in New Zealand and Top 100 in the UK. The follow up single "Best Friends" reached number 30 in Australia also charting in New Zealand, the Netherlands and the UK. The Janoskians had scheduled a meet and greet at the Wet Seal store in the Beverly Center in Los Angeles on 13 October 2013. The group expected only expecting a few hundred people, but when thousands of fans arrived, the event was cancelled and the mall was evacuated.

2014-present: On 22 February 2014, The Janoskians organised a meet-up in Times Square, New York. 20,000 fans arrived, hoping to meet the group to get autographs. Police closed off 7th Avenue at 43rd Street for several hours and hustled the group into Foxwoods Theater, leaving the waiting fans disappointed. Lionsgate announced in May 2014 that it had signed a deal with The Janoskians for launching a film featuring them. "This Fuckin Song" is their new 2014 release. A clean radio-friendly version has also been launched retitled "This Freakin Song". Both were released on 29 July 2014 on Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings. Members: The group's members are: Beau Brooks, born (1993-07-31) July 31, 1993 (age 21), Jai Brooks, born (1995-05-03) May 3, 1995 (age 19), Luke Brooks, born (1995-05-03) May 3, 1995 (age 19), Daniel Sahyounie , born (1994-10-31) October 31, 1994 (age 19), James Yammouni, born (1996-02-27) February 27, 1996 (age 18), Three of them are brothers: Beau the eldest, Luke and Jai are twins. Daniel and Beau finished high school but Luke, James and Jai dropped out to focus on the group. Online popularity: As of October 2014, the group's YouTube channel has over 1.73 million subscribers. Aside from their original and main channel, "Janoskians," they have three additional channels where they regularly post videos: "JanoskiansBlog," "DareSundays," and "TwinTalkTime."

The Janoskians also credit Twitter and Facebook for their success; Each member of the group has over a million followers on Twitter, and all of them use it, along with Facebook, to regularly and directly interact with their fans. Their first video was uploaded in September 2011., and their early videos were initially intended to be a way to show off their pranks to personal friends, but as time went on, they became popular among the general public. In an interview, member Beau Brooks said their video, "Awkward Train Situations" was a part of the beginning of their, "kick-off" launch as a label. The Janoskians offer material on social networking services and are commonly the subject of fanfiction.

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