Google says people asked “Why” in searches more than ever before. They also asked “What day is it?” a lot. Overall, here are the top five searches in 2020 in the US.

  1. Election results
  2. Coronavirus
  3. Kobe Bryant
  4. Coronavirus update
  5. Coronavirus symptoms

Globally, results were similar:

  1. Coronavirus
  2. Election results
  3. Kobe Bryant
  4. Zoom
  5. IPL

Top searches in other categories in the US.

  • ACTORS: Tom Hanks
  • ATHLETES: Ryan Newman
  • GAMES: Among Us
  • MOVIES: Parasite
  • PEOPLE: Joe Biden
  • RECIPES: Sourdough bread
  • TV SHOWS: Tiger King
  • MUSICIANS: Sharkira

See the full list of top searches here.

The most search starting with Why? Why were chainsaws invented. Hmmm.