Google Shares "Year In Search 2016"

What the world was searching for in 2016.

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  • · Posted 12 months Ago
  •  BY Joe Reeve

Google has shared its annual round-up of what the world was searching for throughout the year with "Year In Search 2016".

Global topics covered include tech, movies, musicians, news, sport, people, losses and TV, as well as the overall most searched for topic in 2016, which has gone to Pokémon Go.

Others to top their respective lists unsurprisingly include Donald Trump and US election, the iPhone 7, the Rio Olympics, Deadpool, Stranger Things and Prince.

A top ten for each category has been shared, you can take a look at them all below or head over to Google to see a more detailed breakdown of each search together with individual countries "Year In Search 2016" lists.

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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

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

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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