Microsoft reveals top search queries via Bing this year

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Microsoft has released the list of top searched queries via Bing this year. There are a number of categories, ranging from top news stories of 2015 to most searched athletes, most search celebrities, and more. Here’s the list:
Top news stories of 2015

  1. Paris attacks & the threat of ISIS
  2. The EU refugee 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

Most searched athletes

  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
Serena Williams Bing

Most searched celebrities

  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

Strange but true stories

  1. Hulk the pit bull challenges views
  2. Man has surgery to remove car part, 51 years later
  3. ‘The Dress’ debate
  4. Rare fawn raised by humans
  5. Huge gold nugget discovered in China
  6. Goliath fish caught by kayaker
  7. Kermit-like frog discovered
  8. Stowaway cat survives flight on plane’s wing
  9. Pizza Rat
  10. Spiders rain from sky

Top sports moments of 2015

  1. Seahawks shocker at Super Bowl
  2. American Pharoah wins Triple Crown
  3. The world watches the cricket World Cup
  4. US wins Women’s World Cup
  5. Deflategate
  6. FIFA corruption scandal
  7. Pacquiao-Mayweather fight
  8. Riley Curry outshines MVP dad
  9. Devon & Leah Still’s emotional story
  10. The Royals wins the world series

These are not just the only things searched using Bing this year, there are more categories like “People we lost” this year, celebrities on the rise, and more. The Bing Moments page also lists some of the events which took place this year, good and bad both. Head over to the Bing Moments page to read more details about them.