Google Zeitgeist 2012: 'Gangnam Style' And Tulisa Among Biggest Searches

11 December 2012, 11:02

The X Factor's Lucy Spraggan, Gary Barlow and Girls Aloud were also popular searches this year.

PSY's worldwide phenomenon 'Gangnam Style' was among the most searched terms on Google, it's been revealed.

The 2012 Google Zeitgeist results saw Euro 2012 top the trending searches, while Olympic tickets and Whitney Houston, who died in February, were also popular search terms.

Take That's Gary Barlow was one of the top trending people, while The X Factor's Lucy Spraggan was the most searched music artist.

She beat the likes of Will.i.am, Tulisa, One Direction, PSY and Girls Aloud, who announced their reunion this year.

Understandably, PSY's 'Gangnam Style' was the most searched song of 2012, beating Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' and Pink's 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)'.

You can see the full top tens from the Google Zeitgeist below:

Trending Searches 2012

  • 1. Euro 2012
  • 2. Olympic tickets
  • 3. Whitney Houston
  • 4. Kate Middleton
  • 5. April Jones
  • 6. Netflix
  • 7. Natwest online
  • 8. ipad 3
  • 9. Gary Barlow
  • 10. Gangnam Style

Trending Music Artists

  • 1. Lucy Spraggan
  • 2. The Military Wives
  • 3. Will.i.am
  • 4. Emeli Sande
  • 5. Psy
  • 6. One Direction
  • 7. The Spice Girls
  • 8. Muse
  • 9. Girls Aloud
  • 10. Dizzee Rascal

Trending Songs

  • 1. 'Gangnam Style'
  • 2. 'Call Me Maybe'
  • 3. 'Blow Me One Last Kiss'
  • 4. 'Beneath Your Beautiful'
  • 5. 'The Official Olympic Song' (Survival by Muse)
  • 6. 'Skyfall'
  • 7. 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
  • 8. 'We Are Young'
  • 9. 'Too Close'
  • 10. '212'
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    These Days artwork
  2. 2
    For You (From "Fifty Shades Freed") artwork
  3. 3
    Feel It Still artwork
  4. 4
    This Is Me artwork
  5. 5
    Never Be The Same artwork
  6. 6
    Breathe artwork
  7. 7
    God's Plan artwork
  8. 8
    IDGAF artwork
  9. 9
    Friends artwork
  10. 10
    Strangers artwork
  11. 11
    Pray For Me artwork
  12. 12
    Finesse (Remix) artwork
  13. 13
    River artwork
  14. 14
    Fine Line artwork
  15. 15
    Say Something artwork
  16. 16
    Mine artwork
  17. 17
    Anywhere artwork
  18. 18
    I Miss You artwork
  19. 19
    New Rules artwork
  20. 20
    Havana artwork
  21. 21
    Perfect artwork
  22. 22
  23. 23
    Naked artwork
  24. 24
    Barking artwork
  25. 25
    I Know You artwork
  26. 26
    Tip Toe artwork
  27. 27
    17 artwork
  28. 28
    Him & I artwork
  29. 29
    My Lover artwork
  30. 30
    Let You Down artwork
  31. 31
    Beautiful Trauma artwork
  32. 32
    Wild Love artwork
  33. 33
  34. 34
    Silence artwork
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  37. 37
    The Greatest Show artwork
  38. 38
    What About Us artwork
  39. 39
    Blinded By Your Grace Part 2 artwork
  40. 40
    Shape Of You artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
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