More Google Goodness: American Idol, Carrie Underwood Most Searched

David Cook isn’t the the only Idol-related search term to appear on the Google 2008 Zeitgeist lists. There’s more:

  • Google News   (fastest rising US): 1. sarah palin, 2. american idol, 3. mccain, 4. olympics, 5. ike (hurricane)
  • TV Shows (most searched US): 1. american idol, 2. lost, 3. snl, 4. the office, 5. family guy, 6. heroes, 7. oprah, 8. one tree hill, 9. big brother, 10. csi
  • Reality Shows (most searched US): 1. american idol, 2. big brother, 3. dancing with the stars, 4. so you think you can dance,   5. the hills, 6. biggest loser, 7. americas next top model, 8. project runway, 9. real world, 10. girls next door
  • Concert Tickets (most searched US):   1. jonas brothers,   2. coldplay,   3. hannah montana,   4. kenny chesney,   5. carrie underwood,   6. radiohead,   7. lil wayne,   8. madonna,   9. eagles,   10. rascal flatts

Fastest Rising means Google looked at the most popular searches conducted this year through November, and rank them compared to their increase from 2007. The others are just largest volume for 2008.

Interesting that searches on American Idol news rose significantly from last year…

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