Bing has just released their Top Searches for 2012, revealing the biggest stories of the year and what most people wanted to know about. The most searched for song was Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” while the second was “Call Me Maybe“. Will all of the judges drama, the most searched television show was American Idol, while the most searched movie was The Avengers.

As for celebrities, they do have specific categories like fashion designer (ie. Michael Kors), celebrity event (ie. Beyonce’s baby), and celebrity couples among others, but they also have an overall most searched person as well. Last year, that person was Justin Bieber (and within Canada at least, that remains the same). That being said, overall, there is a new number one most searched person. Find out who it is as well as who else made the top 10 list below.


  • 1. Kim Kardashian (2011 – Justin Bieber)
  • 2. Justin Bieber (2011 – Kim Kardashian)
  • 3. Miley Cyrus (2011 – Jennifer Aniston)
  • 4. Rihanna (2011 – Lindsay Lohan)
  • 5. Lindsay Lohan (2011 – Jennifer Lopez)
  • 6. Katy Perry (2011 – Britney Spears)
  • 7. Selena Gomez (2011 – Katy Perry)
  • 8. Jennifer Aniston (2011 – Megan Fox)
  • 9. Nicki Minaj (2011 – Lady Gaga)
  • 10. Taylor Swift (2011 – Miley Cyrus)

Check out the rest of the top searches in Bing’s report by clicking here.