Britney Spears Tops Yahoo! Top Searches of 2006

What did people search for most in 2006? Yahoo has compiled a list of the most popular searches for 2006. Check out the Top Searches of 2006. There is an interactive version also to dig into monthly top searches.

Britney Spears is the most popular search on Yahoo (turned up 145 million search results). Incidentally she was most popular search in 2005 too, and has been doing it since 2001. She was once the top virus celebrity too. Other worldwide top searches included WWE, Shakira, Jessica Simpson, Paris Hilton, American Idol, Beyonce Knowles, Chris Brown, Pamela Anderson and Lindsay Lohan – now you know why celebrity sites are so popular.

Another category which interested me was the Top 10 Blog / Blogger Searches. Perez Hilton tops the list. Perez Hilton gossips about the latest celebrity sightings, rumors, and speculations. Closely following are The Superficial, Pink Is the New Blog, Huffington Post,, Daily Kos, Jossip, A Socialite’s Life, Little Green Footballs, and Gawker.

What did you search for in 2006?

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