Find out the Top Google Trends Globally this year!

As we are nearing the end of 2019, it is a good time to review the worldwide trends that went viral on Google this year. And what better to do that by using the “YouTube Rewind approach” and listing the top 5 trends for different categories? Sounds about right! So, here we go…

The most searched item globally happened to be India vs South Africa, followed by Cameron Boyce, Copa America, Bangladesh vs India and iPhone 11 respectively.

The news category was dominated by sports and disasters as the top five trending news topics on Google were Copa America, Notre Dame, ICC Cricket World Cup, Hurricane Dorian and Rugby World Cup (in the same order).

The most sought after people this year were Antonio Brown, Neymar, James Charles, Jussie Smollett and actor/comedian Kevin Hart respectively. Smollett and Hart also trended as the top 2 (respectively) actors on Google in 2019. They were followed by Joaquin Phoenix, Keanu Reeves and Lori Loughlin (in the same order).

As evident from above, Antonio Brown emerged as the top trending athlete with Neymar taking the second spot, Bryce Harper securing the third place, David Ortiz racking up the fourth position and Alex Morgan resting at the fifth spot.

When it comes to movies, Avengers: Endgame, Joker, Captain Marvel, Toy Story 4 and Aquaman ended up being the five most trending films this year. It shows how much of an impact Disney has created in the world of cinema.

The most trending passings of 2019 on Google were Cameron Boyce (1st), Nipsey Hussle (2nd), Julen (3rd), Karl Lagerfeld (4th) and Emiliano Sala (5th).


The collaborative venture of Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X, Old Town Road dominated Google this year by being the most trending song on the platform. 7 Rings, Shallow, SeƱorita and Memories managed to secure the next four spots respectively.

Coming to the most important part now i.e. the trending TV shows on Google this year. As obvious, Game of Thrones ascended to the throne. Following it were Stranger Things, Chernobyl, When They See Us and The Umbrella Academy (in the same order).

Long story short, we can say that it was an interesting year for Google. The variety of trends are a proof that people still turn to the Tech Giant for looking up all kinds of stuff. That being said, did you have any contribution in these top trends?

Google's Year in Search 2019 - chart

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