It reached over 154,000 subscribers and 500,000 total video views in one week.
In 2011, Lester and Howell created a collaborative You Tube channel through network My Damn Channel.
Titled The Super Amazing Project, it featured the duo discussing and investigating paranormal events.
In October 2014, it was announced that as of that month Lester and Howell would not carry on working on The Super Amazing Project in order to concentrate on their Radio 1 show. The show was designed to be an interactive, audio-visual broadcast involving music videos made by viewers, physical challenges performed on air by Howell and Lester, and song requests from listeners.
It was streamed in video, live on the BBC Radio 1 website, and accessible worldwide.
In the same trailer the pair announced their theatrical stage show The Amazing Tour Is Not on Fire (TATINOF) which travelled around the UK during October and November 2015, ending at the London Palladium.
They are the first British You Tube creators to release content on the You Tube Red platform.
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Philip Michael "Phil" Lester (born 30 January 1987) is a British You Tuber, vlogger and radio personality from Rawtenstall, Lancashire.
He is best known for his You Tube channel Amazing Phil.
Together with frequent collaborator Dan Howell, Lester presented Sunday night entertainment show Dan and Phil on BBC Radio 1 from January 2013 until August 2014, and since September 2014 has been a monthly host on the station's Internet Takeover slot.
He later completed a degree in English Language and Linguistics from the University of York and a post graduate in the Department of Theatre, Film and television, going on to obtain a Master of Arts in Video Postproduction with Specialisation in Visual Effects.
On 1 April 2015, Lester and Howell launched a spin-off crafts-based channel, Dan And Phil CRAFTS, as an April Fools joke.