Google’s 2016 Top Search Trends May Totally Shock You
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Google’s 2016 Top Search Trends May Totally Shock You

We can happily give you the deets on the most swiped-right names on Tinder in 2016, the most pinned holiday treats, the biggest tech controversies and the 10 best songs of the year. But now Google’s here with their worldwide-reaching search data to fill us in on more of who and what were the most famous and infamous topics of 2016. While some are absolutely expected, others may totally shock you.

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Losses:

1. Prince

2. David Bowie

3. Christina Grimmie

4. Alan Rickman

5. Muhammad Ali

6. Leonard Cohen

7. Juan Gabriel

8. Kimbo Slice

9. Gene Wilder

10. José Fernández

What trends or topics were you most interested in this past year? Tweet us @BritandCo!

(photos via Pokémon, Marvel, Netflix, Sean Gallup, Drew Angerer, Laurence Griffiths, Kristian Dowling/Getty)