I Just Can't Stop Loving You: Michael Jackson is Yahoo!'s Top Query of 2009

Yesterday, we learned Michael Jackson was Bing's most popular search term of 2009. Today, Yahoo! revealed that the deceased pop star topped their list as well.

Unlike Bing's list, which featured several other deceased celebrities, Yahoo! searchers were apparently jonesin' for Vampires, Wrasslers, and tabloid starlets.

  1. Michael Jackson
  2. Twilight
  3. WWE
  4. Megan Fox
  5. Britney Spears
  6. Naruto
  7. American Idol
  8. Kim Kardashian
  10. Runescape

For top searches on mobile devices, a certain Transformers 2 star took the top spot:

  1. Megan Fox
  2. Mobile Games
  3. Michael Jackson
  4. Movies
  5. Rihanna
  6. Mail
  7. Lady Gaga
  8. NFL
  9. Ringtones
  10. iPhone

About the author

Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.