The Most Searched-For Musicians of 2013

Every year around this time, Google releases what they call their Zeitgeist List which ranks what people searched for over the last twelve months.  In Canada, the most searched-for musicians in 2013 were:

  1. Robin Thicke
  2. Miley Cyrus
  3. Justin Timberlake
  4. Lorde
  5. Lou Reed
  6. Macklemore
  7. Bruno Mars
  8. Beyonce
  9. Daft Punk
  10. Eminem

In the US, the list looks like this:

  1. Miley Cyrus
  2. Drake
  3. Kim Kardashian
  4. Justin Bieber
  5. Beyonce
  6. Rihanna
  7. Taylor Swift
  8. Selena Gomez
  9. Katy Perry
  10. Kanye West (He must be pissed that KK finished above him).

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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