Top Searches At LYCOS In 2006

LYCOS sent me the top searches data from their database in 2006. Here it is:

The LYCOS 50 Top 10 Search Terms for 2006 are:

  1. Poker

  2. MySpace
  3. RuneScape
  4. Pamela Anderson
  5. Paris Hilton
  6. Pokemon
  7. WWE
  8. Golf
  9. Spyware
  10. Britney Spears

Here are some more top tens from LYCOS:

Top 10 Women of 2006: 1) Pamela Anderson 6) Jessica Simpson 2) Paris Hilton 7) Hilary Duff 3) Britney Spears 8) Anna Kournikova 4) Lindsay Lohan 9) Carmen Electra 5) Jennifer Lopez 10) Angelina Jolie

Top 10 Men of 2006: 1) Clay Aiken 6) Howard Stern 2) Zac Efron 7) Daddy Yankee 3) Eminem 8) Jesse McCartney 4) Nelly 9) Elliot Yamin 5) Chris Brown 10) Steve Irwin

Top 10 Bands of 2006: 1) Green Day 6) Nickelback 2) Pussycat Dolls 7) Evanescence 3) Fall Out Boy 8) Black Eyes Peas 4) Guns N Roses 9) All American Rejects 5) Rolling Stones 10) The Fray

Top 10 Films of 2006: 1) High School Musical 6) Scary Movie 4 2) The Da Vinci Code 7) Snakes on a Plane 3) Pirates of the Caribbean 3 8) Talladega Nights 4) X-Men 3 9) Saw 3 5) V for Vendetta 10) Nacho Libre

Top News Stories of 2006: 1) Iran Conflict 6) Global Warming 2) World Cup 7) Winter Olympics 3) War in Iraq 8) Debra LaFave Scandal 4) Heather Mills/Paul McCartney Divorce 9) Gas Prices 5) Israel/Palestine Conflict 10) Stem Cell Research

Top Fads of 2006: 1) Poker 6) Yoga 2) MySpace 7) Final Fantasy 3) RuneScape 8) Yu-Gi-Oh 4) iPod 9) Atkins Diet 5) YouTube 10) Pilates

Top Television Shows of 2006: 1) American Idol 6) CSI 2) Lost 7) The Simpsons 3) South Park 8) Scrubs 4) Smallville 9) Survivor 5) Family Guy 10) Dancing with the Stars

Top 10 Sports Stars of 2006: 1) Anna Kournikova 6) Michelle Wie 2) Maria Sharapova 7) Barry Bonds 3) Christiano Rinaldo 8) Lucas Neill 4) Tiger Woods 9) Lance Armstrong 5) Danica Patrick 10) Kirby Puckett

Top 5 Blog Sites of 2006: 1) Perez Hilton 2) Huffington Post 3) TMZ 4) Pink is the New Blog 5) PostSecret

Related Topics: Channel: Strategy | Search Engines: Lycos | Stats: Search Behavior


About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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