Freddie Mercury, R. Kelly and Billie Eilish Were the Most Googled Musicians of 2019 in Canada
Published Dec 11, 2019Google is the latest company to reveal its year-end stats with its Year in Search 2019, and the results have revealed some very questionable taste in celebrity gossip.
In the world of music, the top trending musicians in Canada in 2019 showcase breakout stars like Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Lizzo, as well as artists who recently received the biopic treatment like Freddie Mercury (Bohemian Rhapsody) and Mötley Crüe (The Dirt).
Rappers plagued by legal issues like A$AP Rocky and 21 Savage also made the list, as did Miley Cyrus's new boyfriend and former teen heartthrob Cody Simpson. A$AP Rocky was arrested in Sweden earlier this year, while 21 Savage was detained by ICE and revealed to have been born in the U.K.
Then there were artists like R. Kelly and Aaron Carter, who presumably made the list because of their very public disgraces. Kelly was arrested on multiple sex-related charges, while Carter had a restraining order taken out against him by his own brother after alegedly threatening to kill him and his wife's unborn child.
If you haven't heard of any of the aforementioned artists, we'd suggest joining the masses and giving them a Google.
As for artists that were actually Googled for their music, the top trending song lyrics were Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's "Shallow," and Ariana Grande's "7 Rings."
As for the world of film, the top trending movies in Canada were Avengers Endgame, Captain Marvel, Joker and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, while the top trending TV shows were Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Chernobyl.
You can see Google's full Year in Search 2019 results over here, while you will find the music, film and TV lists down below.
Google's Year in Search 2019:
Top Trending Musicians & Bands:
1. Freddie Mercury
2. R. Kelly
3. Billie Eilish
4. Mötley Crüe
5. 21 savage
6. A$AP Rocky
7. Lil Nas X
8. Cody Simpson
10. Aaron Carter
Top Trending Song Lyrics:
1. Old Town Road (Lil Nas X)
2. Shallow (Bradley Cooper x Lady Gaga: A Star is Born)
3. 7 rings (Ariana Grande)
4. Señorita (Shawn Mendes x Camila Cabello)
5. Someone You Loved (Lewis Capaldi)
6. Sunflower (Post Malone x Swae Lee)
7. Lose You To Love Me (Selena Gomez)
8. Truth Hurts (Lizzo)
9. Bad Guy (Billie Eilish)
10. Bury A Friend (Billie Eilish)
Top Trending Movies:
1. Avengers Endgame
2. Captain Marvel
4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
5. Lion King
6. IT Chapter 2
Top Trending TV Shows:
1. Game of Thrones
2. Stranger Things
4. Dirty John
5. Tidying up with Marie Kondo
6. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
7. Rick and Morty
10. Surviving R Kelly