What did people search for in 2023? Google has the answers, of course

‘Tis the time for year-end lists, summaries of the best, worst, most popular, least popular, smartest, dumbest, and so on. Google’s year-end lists are always entertainment because they show what everyone looked for online.

This year, though, Google has done something different. The search engine has been in business for 25 years now, so they released this video detailing the most-searched things in Google’s history. But if you just want to narrow things down to the last 12 months, you can go here.

Before we get into the video, here were the most-searched musicians globally in 2023. Someone is missing from this list but I can’t quite put my finger on it…

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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