Leah Greenblatt
February 05, 2010 AT 05:27 PM EST

Alright, stop. Collaborate and listen: Pompadoured Irish X-Factor twins + real-deal Vanilla Ice cameo = holy Friday YouTube whoa.

Eighteen-year-old identical twins John Paul Henry Daniel Richard Grimes and Edward Peter Anthony Kevin Patrick Grimes, a.k.a. Jedward, are a dancing, singing, follicularly dazzling phenomenon sprung from Simon Cowell’s Idol-esque U.K. singing competition (it crowned Leona Lewis in 2006).

They didn’t win, but that hardly seems to matter; judging by the pageviews their David Bowie/Vanilla Ice mash-up “Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)” in its scant few days on the internet, they’ve already won a different kind of prize.

Watch them below, enacting what one EW coworker describes as “Vanilla Ice plus Nelson plus MC Hammer plus Puff Daddy (the original) minus David Bowie times a bag of s— on fire,” and be amazed:

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