Yet another year-end list: Google Canada’s Year in Search for music (among many other things)

Google Canada has joined the parade of year-end summaries with a list of who-searched-what when in 2020.

These are the top trending searches starting with musicians. (You can read the entire Google blog post here.)

Top Trending Musicians: 

  1. Shakira
  2. Kanye West
  3. August Alsina
  4. Grimes
  5. Adele

Searches: 

  1. US election
  2. Coronavirus
  3. Kobe Bryant
  4. Zoom
  5. Raptors
  6. CERB
  7. Kim Jong Un
  8. Naya Rivera
  9. Joe Biden
  10. Trump vs. Biden

Canadian News:

  1. Coronavirus
  2. CERB
  3. Air Canada stock
  4. Nova Scotia shooting
  5. Blackout Tuesday
  6. Black Lives Matter
  7. Trudeau press conference today
  8. CERB extension
  9. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
  10. Safia Nolin

People: 

  1. Kim Jong Un
  2. Joe Biden
  3. Kamala Harris
  4. Boris Johnson
  5. Jacob Blake
  6. Tom Hanks
  7. Shakira
  8. Kanye West
  9. Aaron Hernandez
  10. Ghislaine Maxwell

Losses: 

  1. Kobe Bryant
  2. Naya Rivera
  3. Alex Trebek
  4. George Floyd
  5. Chadwick Boseman
  6. Sean Connery
  7. Eddie Van Halen
  8. Kelly Preston
  9. Sushant Singh Rajput
  10. Kenny Rogers

Athletes: 

  1. Ryan Newman
  2. Jay Bouwmeester
  3. Bubba Wallace
  4. Tyson Fury
  5. Rudy Gobert
  6. Brendan Leipsic
  7. Patrick Mahomes II
  8. Khabib Nurmagomedov
  9. Scottie Pippen
  10. Josh Anderson

NBA Teams: 

  1. Toronto Raptors
  2. Los Angeles Lakers
  3. Boston Celtics
  4. Miami Heat
  5. Los Angeles Clippers
  6. Milwaukee Bucks
  7. Denver Nuggets
  8. Golden State Warriors
  9. Houston Rockets
  10. Brooklyn Nets

NHL Teams: 

  1. Toronto Maple Leafs
  2. Montréal Canadiens
  3. Vancouver Canucks
  4. Edmonton Oilers
  5. Calgary Flames
  6. Winnipeg Jets
  7. Boston Bruins
  8. Ottawa Senators
  9. Philadelphia Flyers
  10. Tampa Bay Lightning

Movies: 

  1. Parasite
  2. Contagion
  3. Black Panther
  4. Borat 2
  5. Little Women
  6. Uncut Gems
  7. Knives Out
  8. Papillon
  9. Mulan
  10. The Gentlemen

TV Shows:

  1. Tiger King
  2. The Queen’s Gambit
  3. Ozark
  4. Cobra Kai
  5. Money Heist
  6. The Umbrella Academy
  7. Outer Banks
  8. Emily in Paris
  9. The Witcher
  10. Love Is Blind

Season Finale: 

  1. Station 19 season finale
  2. This Is Us season finale
  3. Grey’s Anatomy season finale
  4. The Good Doctor season finale
  5. New Amsterdam season finale
  6. God Friended Me season finale
  7. The Rookie season finale 
  8. 9-1-1 season finale
  9. Chicago Fire season finale
  10. Better Call Saul season finale

Memes: 

  1. Tiger King memes
  2. Quarantine memes
  3. Among Us memes
  4. Funny Valentine’s memes
  5. Carole Baskin memes
  6. 2020 memes
  7. Baby Yoda memes
  8. Love Is Blind memes
  9. Joe Exotic memes
  10. Toilet paper memes

Recipes: 

  1. Easy cookie recipes
  2. Buttermilk recipes
  3. Butternut squash recipes
  4. Sourdough discard recipes
  5. Scalloped potatoes recipes
  6. Bread recipes
  7. Coleslaw recipes
  8. Crock Pot recipes
  9. Breakfast recipes
  10. Air fryer recipes

Diets: 

  1. The Sirtfood diet
  2. GERD diet
  3. The Candida diet
  4. Keto diet rules
  5. Plant-based diet
  6. Anti-inflammatory diet
  7. Fatty liver diet
  8. DASH diet
  9. Alkaline diet
  10. IBS diet

Workouts: 

  1. Resistance band workout
  2. Chloe Ting workout
  3. Insanity workout
  4. Home workout
  5. Murph workout
  6. Alexis Ren ab workout
  7. Bodyweight workout
  8. Booty workout
  9. Full body workout
  10. Upper body workout

Definition 

  1. Pandemic
  2. Systemic racism
  3. Social distancing
  4. Furlough
  5. Epidemic
  6. Asymptomatic
  7. Queer
  8. Fracking
  9. BIPOC
  10. Caucus

Why…

  1. Why are people buying toilet paper?
  2. Why was George Floyd stopped?
  3. Why is it called COVID-19?
  4. Why did Kobe have 2 numbers?
  5. Why is Nevada taking so long?
  6. Why did Alex leave Grey’s?
  7. Why did 69 go to jail?
  8. Why is TikTok being banned?
  9. Why is gas so cheap right now 2020?
  10. Why is Australia on fire?

What…

  1. What is Coronavirus?
  2. What does WAP mean?
  3. What is Antifa?
  4. What is a pandemic?
  5. What is Juneteenth?
  6. What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?
  7. What is Blackout Tuesday?
  8. What is fracking?
  9. What time is the US election?
  10. What happened with Jessica Mulroney?

How to…

  1. How to apply for EI
  2. How to make hand sanitizer
  3. How to apply for CERB
  4. How to make a mask
  5. How to cut your own hair
  6. How to use Zoom
  7. How to make sourdough starter
  8. How to get tested for Coronavirus
  9. How to make whipped coffee
  10. How to make bread

COVID-19

  1. COVID-19
  2. COVID-19 prevention
  3. COVID-19 Canada
  4. COVID-19 live updates
  5. COVID-19 symptoms
  6. COVID-19 USA
  7. COVID-19 stats
  8. COVID-19 map
  9. COVID-19 news
  10. Bill Gates COVID-19

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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