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Google reveals its Year in Search results for 2015

Whether we were working, keeping up on current events or just satisfying idle curiosity, we searched for answers again and again on Google in 2015.

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Now the Internet search giant has some more information for us — and we don't even have to look it up!

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Google has gathered the top trending searches of the year, and the results offer a spotlight into the year's breaking news, trends, viral moments and burning questions.

Here they are by category:

Top trending general searches

  1. Lamar Odom
  2. "Jurassic World"
  3. "American Sniper"
  4. Caitlyn Jenner
  5. Ronda Rousey
  6. Paris
  7. Agario
  8. Chris Kyle
  9. "Fallout 4"
  10. "Straight Outta Compton"

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Top trending people (not including deaths)

  1. Lamar Odom
  2. Caitlyn Jenner
  3. Ronda Rousey
  4. Donald Trump
  5. Ruby Rose
  6. Charlie Sheen
  7. Brian Williams
  8. Rachel Dolezal
  9. Adele
  10. Josh Duggar

Top trending “What is…”

  1. What is 0 divided by 0?
  2. What is Ashley Madison
  3. What is a buckeye?
  4. What is the Charlie Charlie Challenge?
  5. What is a lunar eclipse?
  6. What is ebola?
  7. What is ISIS?
  8. What is red nose day?
  9. What is a blue moon?
  10. What is listeria?

Top trending “How To…”

  1. How to use the new Snapchat update
  2. How to solve a rubix cube
  3. How to get legendary marks
  4. How to play Charlie Charlie
  5. How to upgrade to Windows 10
  6. How to get the new emojis
  7. How to authorize a computer on iTunes
  8. How to hit the quan
  9. How to lose 10 pounds in a week
  10. How to use Apple Pay

Top trending actors

  1. Charlie Sheen
  2. Bill Cosby
  3. Taylor Kinney
  4. Scott Eastwood
  5. James Earl Jones
  6. Tom Holland
  7. Eddie Redmayne
  8. Gary Busey
  9. Randy Quaid
  10. Tracy Morgan

Top trending actresses

  1. Ruby Rose
  2. Amy Schumer
  3. Patricia Arquette
  4. Rumer Willis
  5. Bryce Dallas Howard
  6. Alyson Stoner
  7. Lily James
  8. Taraji P.Henson
  9. Natasha Leggero
  10. Ellie Kemper

Top trending movies

  1. "Jurassic World"
  2. "American Sniper"
  3. "Straight Outta Compton"
  4. "50 Shades of Gray"
  5. "Furious 7"
  6. "Pitch Perfect 2"
  7. "Inside Out"
  8. "Avengers Age of Ultron"
  9. "Minions"
  10. "Mad Max"

Top trending music artists

  1. Adele
  2. Sia
  3. Fetty Wap
  4. Eazy e
  5. Sam Smith
  6. N.W.A.
  7. Chris Stapleton
  8. Beck
  9. Lenny Kravitz
  10. Meghan Trainor

Top trending song lyrics

  1. "Hello"
  2. "Take Me to Church"
  3. "Blank Space"
  4. "Uptown Funk"
  5. "Thinking Out Loud"
  6. "Hotline Bling"
  7. "See You Again"
  8. "Trap Queen"
  9. "The Hills"
  10. "Cheerleader"

Top trending TV shows

  1. "Better Call Saul"
  2. "Jessica Jones"
  3. "Fear the Walking Dead"
  4. "Empire"
  5. "American Horror Story: Hotel"
  6. "Game of Thrones"
  7. "Daredevil"
  8. "Scream Queens"
  9. "Quantico"
  10. "Lip Sync Battle"

Top Trending Travel Questions

  1. What to pack for Cancun?
  2. Where is Disneyland?
  3. What airport is ORD?
  4. When is whale watching season in San Diego?
  5. What is a boutique hotel?
  6. What to do in St. Louis?
  7. What to do in Missoula, MT?
  8. What to do in Louisiana?
  9. What to do in Albuquerque?
  10. Where is Yellowstone National Park?

Top Trending Memes

  1. Pepe the frog
  2. Rickrolling
  3. Who Knows
  4. Florida Man
  5. O Rly
  6. Rick Astley
  7. Jontron
  8. Ceiling cat
  9. Bread meme
  10. Nothing much meme

Top Trending Selfies

  1. Malia Obama
  2. Miss Lebanon
  3. Al Roker
  4. Bald Eagle
  5. Anna Kendrick
  6. James Franco
  7. Lady Gaga
  8. Miley Cyrus
  9. Kylie Jenner
  10. Kim Kardashian

Top Trending Gifs

  1. Just do it
  2. John Cena
  3. Drake
  4. That’s racist
  5. Rihanna
  6. Football
  7. How rude
  8. Good morning
  9. Kanye
  10. Happy birthday

Top Trending Politicians

  1. Donald Trump
  2. Bernie Sanders
  3. Carly Fiorina
  4. Ben Carson
  5. Ted Cruz
  6. Deez Nuts
  7. John Boehner
  8. Marco Rubio
  9. Jimmy Carter
  10. Justin Trudeau

Top Trending Athletes

  1. Ronda Rousey
  2. Holly Holm
  3. Stephen Curry
  4. Manny Pacquiao
  5. Alex Morgan
  6. Hope Solo
  7. Patrick Kane
  8. DeMarco Murray
  9. Greg Hardy
  10. Shawn Oakman

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