Google Reveals Top Trending Searches of 2020

The Year 2020 is the toughest year for the world. The Year was harsh and have bad memories of the Covid19 pandemic, protest, and death of dear ones and celebrities. People were lockdown in their homes due to the pandemic. People all around the world tried to adjust to abnormal conditions.

Life was still but thanks to the internet, people are connected. Google reveals the result of top trending Google searches 2020 done by the people in various categories like news related to COVID-19, elections in various countries, earthquakes, bushfires, movies, games, food recipes, and so on.

The google top trending searches and popular keywords are listed under various categories:-


  1. Coronavirus
  2. Election results
  3. Kobe Bryant
  4. Zoom
  5. IPL
  6. India vs New Zealand
  7. Coronavirus update
  8. Coronavirus symptoms
  9. Joe Biden
  10. Google Classroom


  1. Coronavirus
  2. Election results
  3. Iran
  4. Beirut
  5. Hantavirus
  6. Stimulus checks
  7. Unemployment
  8. Tesla stock
  9. Bihar election result
  10. Black Lives Matter

It is the time when we lost many loved celebrities.


  1. Kobe Bryant
  2. Naya Rivera
  3. Chadwick Boseman
  4. Sushant Singh Rajput
  5. George Floyd
  6. Caroline Flack
  7. Diego Maradona
  8. Sean Connery
  9. Eddie Van Halen

It is the most historic year for the world as well as for technology usage. The world turned to Google for diverting their minds from COVID-19 and tried to normalize their life inside their homes. Many people lost their jobs and were busy finding a way to earn money online in Lockdown. They tried to normalize their life and funds by working online.

Many top trending topics related to entertainment, help, and making food at home were searched. The popular keywords were followed by searching a query with “How to. “

The most explored topic was related to how to make the following dishes. People were trying to learn different dishes using online tutorials. Tons of online food recipe videos and blogs were uploaded and searched by the people which illustrated “how to make different food items at home.”

 The most popular searched Recipes:-

  1. Dalgona coffee
  2. Ekmek
  3. Sourdough bread
  4. Pizza
  5. Lahmacun
  6. Beer bread
  7. Banana bread
  8. Pita bread
  9. Brioche
  10. Naan

The entertainment streaming sites acted as stress busters for the adults and kids under lockdown. The top Google searches 2020 related to movies, concerts and games are:


  1. Parasite
  2. 1917
  3. Black Panther
  4. 365 Dni
  5. Contagion
  6. Tenet
  7. Enola Holmes
  8. Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey
  9. Mulan
  10. Jojo Rabbit


  1. Among Us
  2. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  3. Valorant
  4. Genshin Impact
  5. The Last of Us 2
  6. Ghost of Tsushima
  7. FIFA 21
  8. Animal Crossing
  9. Call of Duty: Warzone

The year 2020 may be one of the chaotic years but had a drastic shift to Virtual Events and activities to go viral. One of the most incredible things to see is virtual events going on.


  1. Together At Home concert
  2. Fire Fight Australia concert
  3. Garth Brooks drive-in concert
  4. Travis Scott Fortnite concert
  5. BTS online concert
  6. iHeartRadio concert
  7. Andrea Bocelli concert
  8. Elton John concert
  9. Meerkat Music Take That concert
  10. Metallica drive-in concert

The schools were closed due to the pandemic, and kids’ studies are one of the hottest topics of concern for parents and the future world. Virtual/remote online learning played a major role to overcome this problem. Along with this one of the most important concerns of parents was how to work from home while taking care of their kids.

In 2020 the most popular keywords used for searching various topics were – what is the coronavirus, How to make a mask, How to sanitize, what are the symptoms of COVID-19, where to buy face masks, and other required items.

Conclusion: Google has broken the record of search queries in the year 2020 and launched the list of Google’s top trending searches. The search queries helped people to fight with the challenges which came along with the coronavirus pandemic and other problems.

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