The Most Searched-For Person on the Internet in 2013 is a Musician

In news that has no doubt sent Kim Kardashian looking for some way to attract attention to yourself, Bing–Microsoft’s Google competitor–points out that the most searched-for person on line this year was Beyonce. KK finished second.

Here’s the full top 10 of searched-for persons:

  1. Beyoncé
  2. Kim Kardashian
  3. Rihanna
  4. Taylor Swift
  5. Madonna
  6. Justin Bieber
  7. Nicki Minaj
  8. Amanda Bynes
  9. Miley Cyrus
  10. Barack Obama

And according to Bing, this are the most searched-for songs of 2013:

  1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop
  2. Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
  3. Rihanna – Stay (pictured)
  4. Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
  5. Jason Derulo – The Other Side
  6. Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man
  7. Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
  8. Miley Cyrus – We Can’t Stop
  9. P!nk – Just Give Me A Reason
  10. One Direction – Best Song Ever

More data at Bing Trends.

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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