Google’s top searched words for 2017


Google released its top searches for 2017, here's a look at some of the top category searches.

Hurricane Irma was the most popular trending search in the U.S. It also topped the "Global News" search. (Mark Wilson)

The top searched TV show in 2017 was for Netflix's "Stranger Things."

"Despacito" by Luis Fonsi was the top searched song/lyrics.

Chicken breast recipe was the top searched recipe in 2017.

The top search for musicians and bands was for Ariana Grande.

"IT" was the top search for movies.

The top search of memes was for cash me outside.

The top search for losses was Tom Petty after his death in October.

The top "How to" search was for: How to make slime.

Wimbledon beat out the Super Bowl and Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight for top global sporting event search.

For election searches in 2017, the French election was the top search.

The top consumer tech search was for the iPhone 8.

Meghan Markle was the top searched actor in 2017.

Top search for people: Matt Lauer