Justin Bieber Loses Out To Kim Kardashian In Bing's Most Searched For Person 2012 List

28 November 2012, 16:38 | Updated: 28 November 2012, 16:46

The 'Boyfriend' star dropped one place from last year's poll, which also features Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj.

Justin Bieber has lost his crown as the most searched for person of the year in 2012, after losing out to Kim Kardashian.

The 'As Long As You Love Me' singer came out top of Bing.com's poll in 2011 but falls one place to Kanye West's girlfriend.

Elsewhere, there are new entries in the top ten from Rihanna at four, Nicki Minaj in ninth position and there's a leap for Katy Perry who jumped from seven to six.

In the most searched for song list, PSY with 'Gangnam Style' came out top with Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' in second and Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' third.

It's better news for the Canadian star in the most searched musician ahead of the late Whitney Houston, Rihanna and Katy Perry.

Meanwhile, it's been a tough week for the singer who was booed during his halftime performance at the Grey Cup in Canada, was overtaken by PSY for the title of most viewed person on YouTube and was criticised for wearing a pair of dungarees when meeting the Canadian Prime Minister.

The full top ten list for the most searched people in 2012 on Bing.com is as follows:

  • 1. Kim Kardashian
  • 2. Justin Bieber
  • 3. Miley Cyrus
  • 4. Rihanna
  • 5. Lindsay Lohan
  • 6. Katy Perry
  • 7. Selena Gomez
  • 8. Jennifer Aniston
  • 9. Nicki Minaj
  • 10. Taylor Swift