These are Bing's top searches for 2015

Microsoft has released its list of most searched terms on Bing this year, including the top news stories, most searched for celebrities, athletes and more. Here's what we searched for in 2015:

Top news stories of 2015

  • Paris attacks & the threat of ISIS
  • The EU refugee crisis
  • Earthquake in Nepal
  • Snowstorm buries NE US
  • Germanwings 9525 crash
  • Wildfires & drought devastate
  • US-Cuba relations restored
  • Planned Parenthood faces potential defunding
  • Ashley Madison hacked, data leaked
  • Discoveries on Pluto & Mars

Strange but true stories

  • Hulk the pit bull challenges views
  • Man has surgery to remove car part, 51 years later
  • 'The Dress' debate
  • Rare fawn raised by humans
  • Huge gold nugget discovered in China
  • Goliath fish caught by kayaker
  • Kermit-like frog discovered
  • Stowaway cat survives flight on plane's wing
  • Pizza Rat
  • Spiders rain from sky

The most searched celebrities of 2015

  • Caitlyn Jenner
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Taylor Swift
  • Kim Richards
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Bindi Irwin
  • Chris Brown
  • Kylie Jenner
  • Justin Bieber
  • Kelly Clarkson

The most searched athletes of 2015

  • Tom Brady
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Stephen Curry
  • Aaron Rodgers
  • Serena Williams
  • Caroline Wozniacki
  • LeBron James
  • Danica Patrick
  • Cristiano Ronaldo

The Bing Trends website highlighted other categories as well, including celebrities on the rise this year, as well as the best celebrity moments, sports stories, and the people we lost. Be sure to head to the website from the link below to check out all the results.

Bing Trends of 2015{.cta .large}

Source: Bing blog

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia for Android Central, Windows Central's sister site. When not reviewing phones, he's testing PC hardware, including video cards, motherboards, gaming accessories, and keyboards.