What You Googled In 2018 – Most Searched Celebs, Diets, Athletes, Food, Music, Movies, Video Games And Questions


Google has released the top trending searches for 2018 and the list has a wide variety of topics. In 2018, we were obsessed with the World Cup, hurricanes, shocking celebrity deaths, keto diets, the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, the Cavs, and Demi Lovato. Google’s methodology for their top searches was not by total searches but rather the increase of interest from 2017 to 2018. You can see all of Google’s most searched trends and topics HERE.

The top overall Google searches were headlined by the World Cup, but shocking losses such as Mac Miller, Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, and Stan Lee were all in the top ten.

Searches
1) World Cup
2) Hurricane Florence
3) Mac Miller
4) Kate Spade
5) Anthony Bourdain
6) Black Panther
7) Mega Millions Results
8) Stan Lee
9) Demi Lovato
10) Election Results

The World Cup also topped the most searched news category, which also had Hurricane Florence and Michael, the Parkland Florida shooting, and people were feverishly searching Mega Millions results to see if they could quit their jobs.

News
1) World Cup
2) Hurricane Florence
3) Mega Millions
4) Election Results
5) Hurricane Michael
6) Kavanaugh Confirmation
7) Florida Shooting
8) Royal Wedding
9) Olympic Medal Count
10) Government Shutdown

The most Googled people featured singers and rappers — Demi Lovato, Eminem, Ariana Grande, Rick Ross, and Cardi B.

People
1) Demi Lovato
2) Meghan Markle
3) Brett Kavanaugh
4) Logan Paul
5) Khloe Kardashian
6) Eminem
7) Urban Meyer
8) Ariana Grande
9) Rick Ross
10) Cardi B

Logan Paul was the most searched “actor” followed by Bill Cosby and Sylvester Stallone.

Actors
1) Logan Paul
2) Bill Cosby
3) Sylvester Stallone
4) Pete Davidson
5) Michael B. Jordan
6) Allison Mack
7) Noah Centineo
8) Bradley Cooper
9) Roseanne Barr
10) Chadwick Boseman

Comic book movies Black Panther, Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War, and Venom were in the most popular film category.

Movies
1) Black Panther
2) Incredibles 2
3) Deadpool 2
4) Avengers: Infinity War
5) A Quiet Place
6) A Star Is Born
7) Bohemian Rhapsody
8) Venom
9) Hereditary
10) The Nun

Ironically, the most popular TV show in 2018 was Roseanne and it was canceled.

TV Shows
1) Roseanne
2) Altered Carbon
3) The Haunting of Hill House
4) American Idol
5) Lost in Space
6) Corbra Kai
7) Castle Rock
8) Westworld
9) Insatiable
10) On My Block

The most searched musicians and bands included Demi Lovato and Rick Ross who both had near-death experiences.

Musicians and Bands
1) Demi Lovato
2) Eminem
3) Ariana Grande
4) Rick Ross
5) Cardi B
6) Travis Scott
7) Childish Gambino
8) Machine Gun Kelly
9) Meek Mill
10) Queen

The biggest song in 2018 was a song that was released on October 31, 1975 — Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. That god-awful Baby Shark came in at #3.

Songs
1) Bohemian Rhapsody
2) This Is America
3) Baby Shark
4) God’s Plan
5) Killshot
6) In My Feelings
7) Electric Slide
8) thank u, next
9) Mo Bamba
10) Lucid Dreams

Of course Fortnite was the most popular video game in 2018, followed by Red Dead Redemption 2.

Video Games
1) Fortnite
2) Red Dead Redemption 2
3) Fallout 76
4) Far Cry 5
5) God of War
6) Monster Hunter: World
7) Sea of Thieves
8) Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
9) Kingdom Come: Deliverance
10) Zombs Royale

The most Googled sports team was the Cleveland Cavaliers, which will be the last time they’ll be the most searched sports franchise for a very, long, long time.

Professional Sports Teams
1) Cleveland Cavaliers
2) Boston Red Sox
3) Philadelphia Eagles
4) New York Yankees
5) Los Angeles Dodgers
6) Los Angeles Lakers
7) Boston Celtics
8) Cleveland Browns
9) Chicago Bears
10) Milwaukee Brewers

Tristan Thompson was the #1 athlete on the list thanks to his off-the-court antics.

Athletes
1) Tristan Thompson
2) Shaun White
3) Lindsey Vonn
4) Le’Veon Bell
5) Kawhi Leonard
6) Dez Bryant
7) Nick Foles
8) Chloe Kim
9) Naomi Osaka
10) Johnny Weir

Here are the top searches for politicians in the last year.

Politicians
1) Stacey Abrams
2) Beto O’Rourke
3) Ted Cruz
4) Andrew Gillum
5) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
6) Nikki Haley
7) Lindsey Graham
8) Kyrsten Sinema
9) Nancy Pelosi
10) Susan Collins

The keto diet exploded in 2018 and was the most searched diet.

Diet
1) Keto diet
2) Dubrow diet
3) Noom diet
4) Carnivore diet
5) Mediterranean diet
6) Optavia diet
7) Dr. Gundry diet
8) Fasting diet
9) Fodmap diet
10) The Shepherd’s Diet

Keto foods dominated the food list with keto pancakes, keto cheesecake, keto cookies, keto chili, and keto brownies.

Food
1) Unicorn cake
2) Romaine lettuce
3) CBD gummies
4) Keto pancakes
5) Keto cheesecake
6) Necco Wafers
7) Keto cookies
8) Keto chili
9) Keto brownies
10) Gochujang

You asked a lot of questions in 2018 including voting and how to play the lottery.

How to
1) How to vote
2) How to register to vote
3) How to play Mega Millions
4) How to buy Ripple
5) How to turn off automatic updates
6) How to get the old Snapchat back
7) How to play Powerball
8) How to buy Bitcoin
9) How to screen record
10) How to get Boogie Down emote

People were unfamiliar with cryptocurrencies in 2018 and “What is Bitcoin” was the top trending “What” question in 2018.

What is…?
1) What is Bitcoin
2) What is racketeering
3) What is DACA
4) What is a government shutdown
5) What is Good Friday
6) What is Prince Harry’s last name
7) What is Fortnite
8) What is a duck boat
9) What is a Yanny Laurel
10) What is a nationalist

In 2018, you wanted to know “Where is Villanova University?”

Where is…?
1) Where is Villanova University
2) Where is Croatia
3) Where is Parkland Florida
4) Where is Hurricane Florence
5) Where is Hurricane Michael
6) Where is my polling place
7) Where is Pyeongchang
8) Where is Amazon based
9) Where is Paradise California
10) Where is Prince from

“Who won the Mega Millions?” was the most asked question by people who did not win Mega Millions.

Who…?
1) Who won Mega Millions
2) Who dies in Infinity War
3) Who won McGregor vs Khabib
4) Who won Logan or KSI
5) Who killed XXXTentacion
6) Who won the election
7) Who bit Beyoncé
8) Who is Lil Tay
9) Who does Arie end up with
10) Who is Marshmello

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