Google is the most preferable and world’s leading search engine. In the flock of different search engines, Google maintains the #1 position with over 86% market share in February 2021. In addition, Bing shared 6.7%, Baidu- 0.54% for the same year’s month.

Trending Searches on Search Engines

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Apart from this, people count Google as an essential element in their daily lives. Whatever it is- people hop to Google’s search engine box to get the most appropriate answers for their queries.

But what’s the most searched thing on Google?

The answer to this question is behind the many tools. Many tools around us would help in finding trending searches; some of them are:

  • Google Trend
  • SEMrush
  • Buzzsumo
  • BuzzFeed
  • AHREFs Content Explorer
  • Exploding Topics
  • Ubersuggest

For today, with the help of Google’s most amazing tool called Google Trends, we will find out the top Google searches for 2021.

Let’s start with.

What is Google Trends?

Google Trends is nothing but one of Google’s products that lets you know trendy topics with time. It makes things effortless to find out what topic, keywords, etc., are the most searched on Google today.  Most importantly, it is free for use, widening your scope with graphs and data on the specific popular searches in Google and YouTube.

It was first launched in 2006 by Google, and its current version was released in May of 2018. Apart from improving aspects of your business, it is quite an amazing tool to find today’s trendy topic and even let you know what kinds of topics are trending in a particular time frame.

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What Ways Can You Use Google Trends To Find Out Top Searches On Google?

Google Trends is the ultimate tool to see what topic people are following or interested in. Many marketers, journalists are using it to get content creation ideas, trending topic ideas, etc.

Above all, it gives in-depth information about the topic, like the level of interest searchers have in a particular topic.

Moreover, the topics you get over there are a collection of Google Search, YouTube, Google News. And, these trending stories are extracted by using Google’s Knowledge Graph technology. Now, follow the steps to know what is the most searched thing on Google in your niche:

Option 1: Exploring Your Topics

Exploring Your Topics

Simply put the search term and press enter. Your result page is ready in a  fraction of seconds. The data you show on the screen is divided into four sections:

  • Interest over time
  • Interest by subregion
  • Related topics
  • Related queries.

Further, there is a customization option available for you, and you can narrow down the data based on:

  • Region
  • Year
  • Categories
  • Search Type (Web Search, YouTube Search, Image Search, Google Shopping, News Search)

Option 2: Comparing Groups of Terms

Comparing Groups of Terms

At a time, you have a chance to compare up to 5 groups of terms. And, the interesting part is that you can extend the search term (means make a group of search terms) up to 25. To make a group of search terms, add + symbol between two terms.

Option 3: Explore By Language

Explore By Language

You can even compare searches of a particular search term in different languages.

Option 4: Explore Trending Searches Page

Apart from the home page, there is a “Trending Searches” page on Google Trends. This page show is helpful to see the trending searches around the world.  When you click at any of the stories, you get more context, such as

  • RELATED QUERIES
  • RELATED NEWS

However, the page will show you two types of stories:

  1. Daily search trends
  2. Realtime search trends

These were simple guides on how you can research trending stories in your niche. Now, let’s see what the Google Trends report says about most searched words on Google.

Use Google Trends to analyze what sort of niche can take you in the long run!

What Was Trending in 2020? (Globally)

The result for the most searched words on Google is divided into different categories:

Searches

  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

Actors

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Joaquin Phoenix
  3. Amitabh Bachchan
  4. Ricky Gervais
  5. Jada Pinkett Smith
  6. Justin Hartley
  7. Lea Michele
  8. Eleazar Gómez
  9. Ansel Elgort
  10. Михаил Ефремов

Concerts

  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

Loss

  1. Kobe Bryant
  2. Naya Rivera
  3. Chadwick Boseman
  4. Sushant Singh Rajput
  5. George Floyd
  6. Caroline Flack
  7. 三浦春馬
  8. Diego Maradona
  9. Sean Connery
  10. Eddie Van Halen

Movies

  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

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

News

  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

Athletes

  1. Ryan Newman
  2. Michael Jordan
  3. Tyson Fury
  4. Tom Brady
  5. Mike Tyson
  6. Luis Suárez
  7. Alex Zanardi
  8. Delonte West
  9. Drew Brees
  10. Thiago Silva

Games

  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
  10. 10.ドラクエ ウォーク

Lyrics

  1. WAP
  2. Savage Love
  3. GOOBA
  4. Skechers
  5. Dynamite
  6. Aisyah Istri Rasulullah
  7. No Time To Die
  8. Safaera
  9. Dalan Liyane
  10. What’s Poppin

People

  1. Joe Biden
  2. Kim Jong Un
  3. Boris Johnson
  4. Kamala Harris
  5. Tom Hanks
  6. Jacob Blake
  7. Kanye West
  8. Ghislaine Maxwell
  9. August Alsina
  10. Ryan Newman

TV Shows

  1. Tiger King
  2. Big Brother Brasil
  3. Money Heist
  4. Cobra Kai
  5. The Umbrella Academy
  6. Emily in Paris
  7. Ozark
  8. The Queen’s Gambit
  9. Outer Banks
  10. Locke & Key

Top 100 Google Most Searched Terms In 2021 Globally

The result is based on the SemRush database:

S.No. Keyword Search Volume

1.

youtube 1.4B

2.

google 580.7m

3.

Facebook 1.2B

4.

WhatsApp web 543.3m

5.

Gmail 475.3m

6.

translate 414.4m

7.

amazon 388.7m

8.

google translate 363.3m

9.

weather 338.0m

10.

Instagram 317.7m

11.

traductor 317.7m

12.

you tube 311.7m

13.

Hotmail 260.0m

14.

FB 173.7m

15.

clima 162.3m

16.

cricbuzz 162.3m

17.

tiempo 151.0m

18.

twitter 142.0m

19.

yotube 135.3m
20. Netflix 133.0m
21. yahoo mail 133.0m
22. Satta king 133.0m
23. google maps 133.0m
24. weather tomorrow 125.3m
25. yahoo 124.0m
26. tradutor 108.7m
27. eBay 95.0m
28. speed test 95.0m
29. погода 95.0m
30. переводчик 95.0m
31. tiempo mañana 89.1m
32. google classroom 89.1m
33. maps 89.1m
34. Sarkari result 89.1m
35. Roblox 89.1m
36. WhatsApp 89.1m
37. NBA 84.0m
38. traduto 83.6m
39. outlook 83.1m
40. Satta 83.1m
41. çeviri 78.1m
42. yt 78.1m
43. google traduction 78.1m
44. xvdeos 75.2m
45. Omegle 73.0m
46. Live score 73.0m
47. BBC News 68.9m
48. Facebook login 68.0m
49. Pinterest 68.0m
50. traduction 68.0m
51. classroom 64.8m
52. вк 63.9m
53. Hava Durumu 63.9m
54. Walmart 63.9m
55. Yandex 63.9m
56. IKEA 59.7m
57. news 59.7m
58. hentai 59.7m
59. ترجمة 59.7m
60. tik tok 59.7m
61. eba 56.9m
62. IND vs. eng 56.7m
63. Serie a 56.4m
64. premier league 56.4m
65. Meteo 55.6m
66. twitch 55.6m
67. zoom 55.6m
68. le bon coin 55.6m
69. lottery sambad 55.6m
70. ютуб 55.6m
71. traductor de ingles a español 53.0m
72. olx 52.2m
73. flipkart 52.2m
74. amazon prime 52.2m
75. mp3 juice 52.2m
76. youtube to mp3 52.2m
77. clima para amanhã 48.9m
78. e devlet 48.9m
79. LinkedIn 48.9m
80. home depot 48.9m
81. traductor ingles español 48.9m
82. traduttore 48.9m
83. Satta Matka 48.9m
84. منصة مدرستي 47.2m
85. übersetzer 45.5m
86. bet365 45.5m
87. calculator 45.5m
88. الطقس 45.5m
89. coronavirus 44.3m
90. مدرستي 43.8m
91. fox news 43.3m
92. Google tradutor 43.3m
93. CNN 42.9m
94. google dịch 42.7m
95. discord 42.7m
96. Bild 42.7m
97. aliexpress 42.7m
98. wetter 42.7m
99. programme tv 40.0m
100. matka 40.0m

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Wrap Up!

Whether you want to grab the information- what are the top Google searches today? or dig into comprehensive comparisons, Google Trends has something for everyone.

If you’re excited to know about Daily search, real-time-search, you can leverage the power of Google Trends for it; especially if you are getting started with an online business, you use it to do your niche research. It is going to be worth your time.

We hope you can now find out the currently trending and what people are searching for most on Google. If you find this helpful, please do not think twice to share your views down in the comments below.

FAQs

How do I see what’s trending on Google?

You can leverage Google’s incredible tool- Google Trends, to see what’s trending on Google. Open this tool on your browser; in the left slide-out menu -choose Trending Searches. Click on it, and a page will appear on your screen that shows what the world is searching on Google. Over there, you have two options- Daily search trends, real-time search trends.

What are the most Googled things right now?

As per Google Trends report, the most Googled things are:

  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

How many searches does Google get a day?

As per the Internet Live Stats report, Google processes around 40,000 search queries every second on average. Also, it translates over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide.