The most searched for celebrities

Search engines are now one of, if not the, main source of information for us. Qmee users already know how key search engines are in day-to-day life, after all we use ‘Google’ as a verb – no matter what search engine you use…

Here are the top 10 most ‘googled’ celebrities from 2012 around the globe, according to Google’s Zeitgeist.  They monitored 1.2 trillion searches in 146 languages across the year.

Can you predict the top contenders for this year’s list?

Top 10 most searched for performing artists in 2012

  1. Whitney Houston
  2. Michael Clarke Duncan
  3. One Direction
  4. Donna Summer
  5. Lana Del Rey
  6. Carolina Dieckmann
  7. Dirk Bach
  8. Carly Rae Jepsen
  9. Michel Telo
  10. LMFAO

The most searched for women celebrities in 2012 were compiled by COED magazine. This includes how many times their names were used as search terms.

  1. Lana del ray – 700 million
  2. Rihanna – 500 million
  3. Cher – 400 million
  4. Lady gaga – 388 million
  5. Britney spears – 350 million
  6. Adele  – 300 million
  7. Madonna – 290 million
  8. Taylor Swift – 288 million
  9. Jennifer lopez – 285 million
  10. Katy Perry – 249 million