Adele And Cheryl Cole Star In Google's 2011 Most Popular Searches List

15 December 2011, 12:09

The British singers triumph in fastest rising people and news categories on the year round-up list.

Adele has been named as the top rising female in Google's breakdown of the most popular searches in 2011.  

The 'Rolling In The Deep' singer came second overall in the list which was topped by the late Jackass star Ryan Dunn.

Ed Sheeran and Amy Winehouse also featured in the same countdown as well as American superstar Nicki Minaj.

Cheryl Cole came up as the top individual person in the rundown of most searched for news.

Only Kate Middleton and teen star Justin Bieber were the other people who featured in the same list.

The Girls Aloud star has been in the headlines again recently as rumours of a new relationship with her Los Angeles producer surfaced yesterday (14th December).

Other notable inclusions in the round-up include Britney Spears who was named as the sixth most searched for celebrity and former X Factor contestants Alexandra Burke and Joe McElderry made the list for the fastest falling people.

Google's Top Ten Fastest Rising People:

1. Ryan Dunn
2. Adele
3. Rebecca Black
4. Ed Sheeran
5. Amy Winehouse
6. Charlie Sheen
7. Steve Jobs
8. Kate Middleton
9. Nicki Minaj
10. Darren Criss

Google's Top Ten Most Searched For News:

1. BBC News
2. Arsenal
3. Facebook
4. YouTube
5. Cheryl Cole
6. iPhone 5
7. Liverpool
8. Kate Middleton
9. Manchester United
10. Justin Bieber