Bing'??s End of Year Search Trends


A few weeks ago Bing unveiled their top search terms for 2012. From celebrity babies and small screen stars, to the Olympics and presidential election, Bing highlights the most important people, places and moments in time throughout the year. Babies were on everyone'??s mind this year with new bundles of joy from Beyoncé, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, and Kourtney Kardashian topping the list of most searched celebrity events.

Most-Searched Celebrity Children

It'??s no surprise Beyoncé and Jay-Z'??s baby, Blue, topped the list of most searched celebrity children after her birth was the most searched celebrity event on Bing. Mini fashion icon, Suri Cruise, continued to steal the spotlight following the surprise TomKat split, coming in as the number four most-searched celebrity child.

1. Blue Ivy Carter

2. Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

3. Malia Obama

4. Suri Cruise

5. Adele'??s baby

Most-Searched Celebrity Events

Babies led the way when it came to most search celeb events, with Beyoncé'??s baby being the most searched, followed closely by Jessica Simpson'??s baby.

1. Beyoncé'??s baby

2. Jessica Simpson'??s baby

3. Whitney Houston death

4. Snooki'??s baby

5. Kourtney Kardashian'??s baby

Most-Searched TV Shows

American Idol continued to dominate when it came to the small screen, as it was the #1 searched TV show for the second straight year. Additionally, after 40 years on air, The Young and the Restless jumped up four spots this year to #3.

1. '??American Idol'?

2. '??Dancing With the Stars'?

3. '??The Young and the Restless'?

4. '??The Walking Dead'?

5. '??Family Guy'?

Most-Searched News Stories

Speculation and excitement around the launch of iPhone 5 built up throughout the year, making it the most searched news story on Bing in 2012. Honey Boo Boo'??s reality show took media by storm as the #5 most-searched news story.

1. iPhone 5

2. 2012 Election

3. 2012 Olympics

4. Hurricane Sandy

5. Honey Boo Boo Reality Show

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