Top Searches On Bing In 2015: Caitlyn Jenner, Tom Brady & Paris

Microsoft released this year's top Bing searches for celebrities, athletes, news stories and a number of other categories.

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Following Yahoo’s lead, Bing has released its top searches in 2015 for celebrities, athletes and news stories, along with a number of other categories.

This year, people searching on Bing for celebrities were most interested in Caitlyn Jenner, followed by Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift. The only males to make Bing’s top ten celebrity searches were Chris Brown at No. 7 and Justin Bieber at No. 9.

Bing’s Top Celebrity Searches in 2015

  1. Caitlyn Jenner
  2. Miley Cyrus
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Kim Richards
  5. Kim Kardashian
  6. Bindi Irwin
  7. Chris Brown
  8. Kylie Jenner
  9. Justin Bieber
  10. Kelly Clarkson

For the most searched athletes on Bing, Tom Brady took the lead, followed by Ronda Rousey and Jordan Spieth.

Bing’s Top Athlete Searches in 2015

  1. Tom Brady
  2. Ronda Rousey
  3. Jordan Spieth
  4. Stephen Curry
  5. Aaron Rodgers
  6. Serena Williams
  7. Caroline Wozniacki
  8. LeBron James
  9. Danica Patrick
  10. Cristiano Ronaldo

Bing also ranked the most popular news stories searched on the site, with topics ranging from the recent terrorist attacks in Paris to natural disasters and scientific discoveries.

Bing’s Top News Story Searches in 2015

  1. ISIS and Paris Attacks
  2. The EU migrant crisis
  3. Earthquake in Nepal
  4. Snowstorm buries NE US
  5. Germanwings 9525 crash
  6. Wildfires & drought devastate
  7. US-Cuba relations restored
  8. Planned Parenthood faces potential defunding
  9. Ashley Madison hacked; data leaked
  10. Discoveries on Pluto & Mars

Other searches ranked by Bing included the top sports stories, celebrity moments and “strange but true” stories of 2015, a list that included “The Dress” debate, Kermit-like frog discovered and pizza rat.

You can find Bing’s full collection of most popular searches for the year on the Bing Trends website.


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