Once again Britney Spears has proven that she’s not only the Pop Princess but also the “Queen of Searches”, well at least in Yahoo’s 2008 Year in Reviews of the most popular searches. Spears together with the World Wrestling Entertainment and Barack Obama are the top three overall searches conducted by usears on Yahoo’s search engine for 2008 and this is Spears 8th year to occupy that top spot. The complete top 10 Overall Searches according to Yahoo’s review are:
1. Britney Spears
2. WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)
3. Barack Obama
4. Miley Cyrus
6. Jessica Alba
10. American Idol
The Yahoo! 2008 Year in Review officially ushers in the year-in recap to top searches conducted for 2008. Expect Google and maybe Microsoft to follow later with their own search trends metrics soon. Yahoo has also categorized the top searches into various categories in case you’re interested to find out what people have been searching this year when it comes to politics, economy, news stories, Olympics, celebrities, women and notable deaths.
The Yahoo! Year in Review for top searches were based on absolute volume and growth versus previous periods on search queries.