Google’s Year in Search: Here’s what you’ve searched for the most in 2022

Every year Google releases the most searched items that users have opted for throughout the year. The top 10 searches of the year has been listed in the Google Trends section (Global). Presenting the top keywords detected by the search engine channelizing what the world has been interested throughout 2022.

The top 10 searches of the year (A bird’s-eye view)

The ever glorious Queen Elizabeth


1) Wordle
2) India vs England
3) Ukraine
4) Queen Elizabeth
5) Ind vs SA
6) World Cup
7) India vs West Indies
8) iPhone 14
9) Jeffrey Dahmer
10) Indian Premier League

Events which made the headlines

Will Smith’s action at the Oscars this year


1) Ukraine
2) Queen Elizabeth passing
3) Election results
4) Powerball numbers
5) Monkeypox
6) Hurricane Ian
7) Johnny Depp verdict
8) Texas school shooting
9) Will Smith Oscars
10) Roe v Wade

People of the year

The litigation battle which throbbed many: Johnny Depp v/s Amber Heard


1) Johnny Depp
2) Will Smith
3) Amber Heard
4) Vladimir Putin
5) Chris Rock
6) Novak Djokovic
7) Anna Sorokin (Delvey)
8) Andrew Tate
9) Rishi Sunak
10) Simon Leviev

Highly searched actors (Global)

Evan Peters: An epitome of harnessing negative roles the right way!


1) Johnny Depp
2) Will Smith
3) Amber Heard
4) Chris Rock
5) Jada Pinkett Smith
6) Joseph Quinn
7) Evan Peters
8) Andrew Garfield
9) Julia Fox
10) Ezra Miller

Athletes of the year

“The winner is the one who believes in victory more.”- Novak Djokovic


1) Novak Djokovic
2) Rafael Nadal
3) Serena Williams
4) Manti Te’o
5) Shaun White
6) 羽生結弦 (Yuzuru Hanyu)
7) Brittney Griner
8) Gerard Piqué
9) Cain Velasquez
10) Carlos Alcaraz

Matches

IND V/S ENG: A craze amongst the fans


1) India vs England
2) Ind vs South Africa
3) India vs West Indies
4) Ind vs Australia
5) India vs Sri Lanka
6) Pakistan vs England
7) India vs Pakistan
8) Zimbabwe vs India
9) Bangladesh vs West Indies
10) South Africa vs England

Most loved Movies

The adventures of Thor


1) Thor: Love and Thunder
2) Black Adam
3) Top Gun: Maverick
4) The Batman
5) Encanto
6) Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva
7) Jurassic World Dominion
8) K.G.F: Chapter 2
9) Uncharted
10) Morbius

Passings: (Remembrance)

In Memorium: Becky White


1) Queen Elizabeth
2) Betty White
3) Anne Heche
4) Bob Saget
5) Aaron Carter
6) Olivia Newton-John
7) Ray Liotta
8) Taylor Hawkins
9) 安倍 晋三 (Shinzo Abe)
10) Ivana Trump

Scrumptious Recipes

Paneer Pasanda: the ultimate food choice


1) पनीर पसंदा (Paneer pasanda)
2) Bolo caseiro (Homemade cake)
3) Tuzlu kurabiye (Salt cookie)
4) Overnight oats
5) zimtschnecken (Cinnamon rolls)
6) Irmik helvası (Semolina halva)
7) панкейки (Pancakes)
8) Baba ganoush
9) Bulgur pilavı (Bulgur rice)
10) Pasta salad

Songs

The song which unified boundaries: Pasoori by Ali Sethi and Shae Gill


1) Tak Ingin Usai – Keisya Levronka
2) Pasoori – Ali Sethi and Shae Gill
3) Glimpse of Us – Joji
4) Satru 2 – Denny Caknan and Happy Asmara
5) ミックスナッツ – Official Hige Dandism
6) 新 時代 – Ado
7) As It Was – Harry Styles
8) Joko Tingkir – Farel Prayoga
9) Habit – SEKAI NO OWARI
10) Last Last – Burna Boy

TV Shows

Euphoria’s supremacy


1) Euphoria
2) House of the Dragon
3) Moon Knight
4) The Watcher
5) Inventing Anna
6) Dahmer
7) The Boys
8) All of Us Are Dead
9) Sandman
10) Heartstopper

Google Maps section: Top cultural landmarks of the world

Buckingham Palace: The essence of royalty


1) Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom
2) Big Ben, London, United Kingdom
3) The Great Pyramid of Giza, Al Giza Desert, Egypt
4) Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5) Royal Palace of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
6) Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei City, Taiwan
7) Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei City, Taiwan
8) Louvre Pyramid, Paris, France
9) Palais Idéal, Hauterives, France
10) Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea

Google Maps section: Best scenic spots

Sky Garden, UK


1) Sky Garden, London, United Kingdom
2) Setas de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
3) Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia
4) HeHa Ocean View, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
5) Ponta da Piedade, Lagos, Portugal
6) Oshino Hakkai, Oshino, Japan
7) Belvedere del Gianicolo, Rome, Italy
8) Petrin Tower, Prague, Czechia
9) Miradouro de Santa Luzia, Lisbon, Portugal
10) Wuling, Nantou County, Taiwan

Hum to Search songs of the year

The world also grooved to the beats of Butter by BTS


1) Pasoori – Ali Sethi
2) Butter – BTS
3) Chaand Baaliyan – Aditya A
4) Heat Waves – Glass Animals
5) Enemy – Imagine Dragons
6) Believer – Imagine Dragons
7) Dynamite – BTS
8) Ainsi bas la vida – Indila
9) Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) – Backstreet Boys
10) Srivalli – Javed Ali

Most searched for sports terms

FIFA World Cup 2022, celebrating the legacy of Lionel Messi


1) World Cup
2) Olympic medal count
3) flames
4) Olympics
5) CFL scores
6) T20 world cup 2022
7) Asia Cup 2022
8) Canada soccer
9) Golden State Warriors
10) Indian Wells tennis