Bieber did finish first among British searches, according to Bing, which also tallied the most searched songs of the year.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" topped that list, followed by Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," Rihanna's "Stay," Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive," and Jason Derulo's "The Other Side" as the five most-searched songs.
"The top-searched lists are a result of the billions of searches that took place on Bing throughout the year," a Bing spokesman tells Pop & Hiss. "Bing analyzes all of the searches to see what Bing users searched for most throughout the year, and then it is broken down into different categories for most searched person overall, band/artists, songs, movies, athletes, etc."
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