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These are the words, movies and people that Americans searched for on Google in 2022

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif. One of the European Union’s highest courts has largely upheld a huge fine issued to Google by the bloc’s antitrust enforcers in 2018 over its Android mobile operating system. The European Court of Justice’s General Court on Wednesday, Sept. 14 2022, mostly confirmed a European Commission decision to slap Google with a fine of more than 4 billion euros for stifling competition through the dominance of Android(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif. One of the European Union’s highest courts has largely upheld a huge fine issued to Google by the bloc’s antitrust enforcers in 2018 over its Android mobile operating system. The European Court of Justice’s General Court on Wednesday, Sept. 14 2022, mostly confirmed a European Commission decision to slap Google with a fine of more than 4 billion euros for stifling competition through the dominance of Android(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

The end of the year is nearing, and as usual, Google is recapping 2022's current events and trends with the most popular searches made through the platform.

These are the terms Americans searched the most.

Most popular searches overall

  1. Wordle
  2. Election results
  3. Betty White
  4. Queen Elizabeth
  5. Bob Saget
  6. Ukraine
  7. Mega Millions
  8. Powerball numbers
  9. Anne Heche
  10. Jeffrey Dahmer
  11. Most searched people

    1. Johnny Depp
    2. Will Smith
    3. Amber Heard
    4. Antonio Brown
    5. Kari Lake
    6. Anna Sorokin (Delvey)
    7. Chris Rock
    8. Andrew Tate
    9. Adam Levine
    10. Serena Williams
    11. Most searched current events

      1. Election results
      2. Queen Elizabeth passing
      3. Ukraine
      4. Powerball numbers
      5. Hurricane Ian
      6. Monkeypox
      7. Texas school shooting
      8. Will Smith Oscars
      9. Johnny Depp verdict
      10. Roe v Wade
      11. Most searched movies

        1. Encanto
        2. Thor: Love and Thunder
        3. Top Gun: Maverick
        4. The Batman
        5. Everything Everywhere All at Once
        6. Black Adam
        7. Jurassic World Dominion
        8. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
        9. Morbius
        10. Turning Red
        11. Most searched TV shows

          1. Euphoria
          2. Stranger Things
          3. The Watcher
          4. Inventing Anna
          5. House of the Dragon
          6. Moon Knight
          7. Yellowstone
          8. The Summer I Turned Pretty
          9. Obi-Wan Kenobi
          10. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
          11. Most searched songs

            1. "We Don't Talk About Bruno" - Encanto
            2. "Surface Pressure" - Encanto
            3. "Jiggle Jiggle" - Duke & Jones and Louis Theroux
            4. "Unholy" - Sam Smith and Kim Petras
            5. "As It Was" - Harry Styles
            6. "Running Up That Hill" - Kate Bush
            7. "Glimpse of Us" - Joji
            8. "About Damn Time" - Lizzo
            9. "Anti-Hero" - Taylor Swift
            10. "What Else Can I Do" - Encanto
            11. Most searched definitions

              1. Rupee
              2. Oligarch
              3. Cacao
              4. Homer
              5. Recession
              6. Canny
              7. Foray
              8. Trove
              9. Saute
              10. Tacit
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