Top Bing searches for 2013: Royal baby and Boston Marathon bombs biggest news

09/12/2013

Microsoft has listed its 2013 top search trends list, with the birth of the royal baby being the most searched story of the year in the US, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing in April.

Pop star Beyonce bumping Kim Kardashian as the most searched person on Bing this year.

Women dominated 2013 in Microsoft search world. The top five most searched people of the year were women (Kardashian was No. 2).

Justin Bieber — No. 6 — and President Barack Obama — 10th — were the only two men who made it into the top 10.

Also making Bing's Top 10 list: Rihanna (3), Taylor Swift (4), Madonna (5), Nicki Minaj (7), Amanda Bynes (8) and Miley Cyrus (9)

Swift jumped from No. 10 last year, while Bynes, Madonna and Obama are all new to the list.

You can read more about Bing's top trends at www.bingtrends.com.

http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/search/archive/2013/12/01/eoy.aspx

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