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Google Video Confirms What the World Searched for Most in 2016

Featuring everything from Pokémon Go to global politics.

In review of a truly dramatic year, Google has revealed what got its global users going by compiling a list of the most common searches, which includes everything from musicians and movies to technology and, of course, the rise of Donald Trump. With 2016 seeing as much tragedy as triumph, it’s an eclectic list that provides a snapshot of society’s collective mindset, not to mention trending topics and personalities. See the categoric breakdown below or visit the Google website here for more information.

Searches
1. Pokémon Go
2. iPhone 7
3. Donald Trump
4. Prince
5. Powerball
6. David Bowie
7. Deadpool
8. Olympics
9. Slither.io
10. Suicide Squad

Consumer Tech
1. iPhone 7
2. Freedom 251
3. iPhone SE
4. iPhone 6S
5. Google Pixel
6. Samsung Galaxy S7
7. iPhone 7 Plus
8. Note 7
9. Nintendo Switch
10. Samsung J7

Movies
1. Deadpool
2. Suicide Squad
3. The Revenant
4. Captain America Civil War
5. Batman v Superman
6. Doctor Strange
7. Finding Dory
8. Zootopia
9. The Conjuring 2
10. Hacksaw Ridge

Global News
1. US Election
2. Olympics
3. Brexit
4. Orlando Shooting
5. Zika Virus
6. Panama Papers
7. Nice
8. Brussels
9. Dallas Shooting
10. 熊本 地震 (Kumamoto Earthquake)

Global Sporting Events
1. Rio Olympics
2. World Series
3. Tour de France
4. Wimbledon
5. Australian Open
6. EK 2016
7. T20 World Cup
8. Copa América
9. Royal Rumble
10. Ryder Cup

Musicians
1. Céline Dion
2. Kesha
3. Michael Bublé
4. Creed
5. ‘ディーン フジオカ (Dean Fujioka)
6. Kehlani
7. Teyana Taylor
8. Grace Vanderwaal
9. Ozuna
10. Lukas Graham

People
1. Donald Trump
2. Hillary Clinton
3. Michael Phelps
4. Melania Trump
5. Simone Biles
6. Bernie Sanders
7. Steven Avery
8. Céline Dion
9. Ryan Lochte
10. Tom Hiddleston

TV Shows
1. Stranger Things
2. Westworld
3. Luke Cage
4. Game of Thrones
5. Black Mirror
6. Fuller House
7. The Crown
8. The Night Of
9. 太陽 的 後裔 (Descendants of the Sun)
10. Soy Luna

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