As the year 2016 draws to a close, Google has released the top 10 most Googled songs that were most searched for during the course of the year, though these weren’t the most searched songs in terms of lyrics, according to the search engine, these are the tunes that have gathered the most attention on search for the longest periods of time over 2016.
Beyoncé, a TIME Person of the Year runner-up, takes home the top spot with her empowering anthem, “Formation” . “Purple Rain” by Prince took the second spot.
See the Full List of The Most Googled Songs of 2016
- Formation – Beyoncé
- Purple Rain – Prince
- Black Beatles – Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane
- Panda – Desiigner
- One Dance – Drake
- Cake by the Ocean – DNCE
- Hello – Adele
- Lost Boy – Ruth B
- The Sound of Silence – Disturbed
- I Took a Pill in Ibiza – Mike Posner