The 2012â€™s most-searched person on Bing wasÂ Kim Kardashian, who took back the title after being knocked off by singing sensationÂ Justin BieberÂ last year. The Biebs took as top searchedÂ musicianÂ followed by the the late, Whitney Houston. Top-searched musicians include:Â Katy PerryÂ (3),Â Selena GomezÂ (4),Â RihannaÂ (5),Â Nicki MinajÂ (6),Â Taylor SwiftÂ (7),Â Beyonce (8) andÂ Jennifer LopezÂ (10).
This yearâ€™s Bing list of the top 10 most-searched people include:Â Kim KardashianÂ (1), Justin BieberÂ (2),Â Miley CyrusÂ (3),Â RihannaÂ (4),Â Lindsay LohanÂ (5),Katy PerryÂ (6),Â Selena GomezÂ (7),Â Jennifer AnistonÂ (8),Â Nicki MinajÂ (9),Â Taylor SwiftÂ (10). Â Despite 2012 being an election year, Bing search results reflected the publicâ€™s interest focused more on pop culture than our presidential candidates which were in the mid 40′s.
Some other hot topics included, Hurricane SandyÂ as the fourth most-searched news story withÂ iPhone 5Â topping the list at #1. Other top 2012 searches on Bing include:Â Peyton ManningÂ as the most-searched athlete;Â American IdolÂ as most-searched TV show;Â The AvengersÂ as most-searched movie;Â Serena WilliamsÂ as most-searched Olympic athlete;Â Michael Korsas the most-searched fashion designer;Â Ellen DeGeneresÂ as the most-searched daytime talk show;Â Psyâ€™s â€œGangnam Styleâ€ as the most-searched song (over â€œCall Me Maybeâ€); and the birth ofÂ BeyonceÂ andÂ Jay-Zâ€™s babyÂ Blue IvyÂ as the most-searched celebrity event.