Google Trends 2015

Google has released its annual "Year In Search" website that offers a look at what people searched for most in 2015. Globally, the attacks on Paris witnessed the most amount of search traffic, with over 897 million queries. The latest installment in the Star Wars franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, also saw significant attention on the search engine, and Google has launched a series of games, accessories and themes to promote the movie.

In the U.S, Lamar Odom dominated the search results. In the consumer electronics segment, the iPhone 6s saw the most amount of attention, followed by the Galaxy S6. To view all the trending searches on Google from the U.S, head here.

Trending Consumer Tech - Global

  • iPhone 6S
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Apple Watch
  • iPad Pro
  • LG G4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy J5
  • HTC One M9
  • Nexus 6P
  • Surface Pro 4

Trending Searches of 2015 - Global

  • Lamar Odom
  • Charlie Hebdo
  • Jurassic World
  • Paris
  • Furious 7
  • Fallout 4
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Caitlyn Jenner
  • American Sniper

In India, the devastating floods in Chennai dominated the nation's attention in December, with Google creating a resource page for those affected. In the mobile category, Micromax's subsidiary Yu Televentures — which offers Cyanogen OS exclusively in the country — garnered the most amount of attention for the budget Yureka. Lenovo's rise in India is also evident, with the vendor seeing three devices (five including Motorola's handsets) in the top ten most searched handsets.

Most Searched Mobile Devices - India

  • YU Yureka
  • Apple iPhone 6S
  • Lenovo K3 Note
  • Lenovo A7000
  • Moto G
  • Micromax Canvas Silver 5
  • Samsung Galaxy J7
  • Moto X Play
  • Micromax Canvas Spark
  • Lenovo A6000

Most Searched Bollywood Actor - India

  • Salman Khan
  • Shah Rukh Khan
  • Akshay Kumar
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Hrithik Roshan
  • Ranbir Kapoor
  • Aamir Khan
  • Varun Dhawan
  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Ajay Devgan

Most Searched Bollywood Actress - India

  • Sunny Leone
  • Katrina Kaif
  • Deepika Padukone
  • Alia Bhatt
  • Radhika Apte
  • Anushka Sharma
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Poonam Pandey

To see all the lists and explore 2015's biggest moments in India and around the world, head to the link below.