Every year, Google deep dives into the most searched trends around the world. They look at everything from the most searched TV Shows, News, Athletes, Actors, Games, Movies and more.

It’s always interesting to see what really resonated with so many people, and really shaped the year!

Look below for some of the top global trends of 2021 according to Google!


  • Top Searched TV Shows

    5. Loki

    4. Cobra Kai

    3. WandaVision

    2. Bridgerton

    1. Squid Game

  • Top Searched Movies

    5. Red Notice

    4. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    3. Dune

    2. Black Widow

    1. Eternals

  • Top Searched Songs

    5. MAPA, SB19

    4. Fancy Like, Walker Hayes

    3. Industry Baby, Lil Nas X featuring Jack Harlow

    2. Montero (Call Me by Your Name), Lil Nas X

    1. Drivers License, Olivia Rodrigo

  • Top Searched People

    5. Simone Biles

    4. Tiger Woods

    3. Christian Eriksen

    2. Kyle Rittenhouse

    1. Alec Baldwin

  • Top Searched Passings

    5. Brian Laundrie

    4. Prince Philip

    3. Marilia Mendonca

    2. Gabby Petito

    1. DMX

  • Other notable trends

    When it came to news, Afghanistan took the top spot.  Also, no surprise, COVID vaccine came in the top 5 at number 3.

    Food searches included Birria tacos, feta pasta and charcuterie board.

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