10 Most Searched People of 2011 — Justin Bieber Bumps Kim Kardashian [LIST]

November 29, 2011 3:43 pm

Who was everyone searching online for this year? We got our answer on Monday, as Bing released their search trends which recap the celebrities, sports stars, musicians, and reality stars who were most searched throughout 2011. Rising six positions since last year, 17-year-old boy wonder Justin Bieber topped the list as the most searched person of the year, bumping reigning frontrunner Kim Kardashian into second place. The Biebs sure has made a name for himself this year, releasing his first movie, dropping a Christmas album and dating the adorable Selena Gomez.

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Ostensibly, the “Mistletoe” singer is also crowded the #1 searched musician, but who else topped this year’s Internet popularity contest? Tennis player Maria Sharapova was the #1 most searched sports star while Kim Kardashian was the #1 most searched reality star.

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Check out who else made the list, such as actress Jennifer Aniston, pop star Lady Gaga, and president Barack Obama, and who got booted off!

2011’s Top Ten Most Searched Celebrity (compared to 2010):





Justin Bieber

Kim Kardashian


Kim Kardashian

Sandra Bullock


Jennifer Aniston

Lady Gaga


Lindsay Lohan

Tiger Woods


Jennifer Lopez

Barack Obama


Britney Spears

Justin Bieber


Katy Perry

Kate Gosselin


Megan Fox

Jesse James


Lady Gaga

Jennifer Aniston


Miley Cyrus

Michael Jackson

2011’s Top Ten Searched Sports Stars:

1. Maria Sharapova
2. Tiger Woods
3. Serena Williams
4. Brett Favre
5. Caroline Wozniacki
6. Kobe Bryant
7. Lebron James
8. Lamar Odom
9. Hope Solo
10. Carmelo Anthony

2011’s Top Ten Searched Musicians:

1. Justin Bieber
2. Katy Perry
3. Jennifer Lopez
4. Britney Spears
5. Lady Gaga
6. Selena Gomez
7. Nicki Minaj
8. Rihanna
9. Beyonce
10. Taylor Swift

2011’s Top Ten Searched Reality Stars:

1. Kim Kardashian
2. Kate Gosselin
3. Khloe Kardashian
4. Heidi Montag
5. Kourtney Kardashian
6. Kendra Wilkinson
7. Snooki (Nicole Polizzi)
8 Kristin Cavallari
9. Audrina Patridge
10. Tori Spelling