These are the musicians that were Google’s top trending searches in 2021

Positive or negative, these artists were in the spotlight
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2021 is starting to wind down and that means we can get ready for a litany of “Best ____ of 2021” and “Most ____ of 2021” articles. This is one of those articles and it’s perhaps one of the most interesting ones you’ll read.

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Google has just dropped its “Year in Search 2021” highlighting the top trending searches amongst its users over the past year. The company looked at which search terms had a high spike in traffic over a sustained period of time compared to the prior year.

Music was once again a popular category as users searched for material relating to a wide-variety of artists. Musicians and bands that end up in the top trending searches can do so for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s positive or negative, searches for these artists were way up in comparison to 2020. Here are the musicians and bands with the top trending searches in 2021.

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