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Beyoncé Knowles vs. Kim Kardashian for the Web's Most-Searched Celeb of 2013

12/02/2013 at 01:30 PM EST

Beyonce Tops Kim Kardashian as Bing's Most Searched Person of 2013
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Bing has released its annual report of the most-searched celebrities for the year, and the results may surprise you.

Beyoncé Knowles beat out Kim Kardashian to become the top-searched person of 2013. Rihanna was a close third, while Madonna and Taylor Swift rounded out the top five. The results were mostly dominated by female musicians; the only men who made the list were Justin Bieber and President Barack Obama, at Nos. 6 and 10, respectively.

Top Searched Celebrities of 2013
1. Beyoncé
2. Kim Kardashian
3. Rihanna
4. Taylor Swift
5. Madonna
6. Justin Bieber
7. Nicki Minaj
8. Amanda Bynes
9. Miley Cyrus
10. Barack Obama

In the battle for the hearts and ears of 2013, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's ode to frugality, "Thrift Shop," won out against Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" as the most-searched song of the year.

Beyoncé Knowles vs. Kim Kardashian for the Web's Most-Searched Celeb of 2013| Beyonce Knowles, Kim Kardashian

Macklemore in 2013; Robin Thicke in 2012

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Rihanna and Miley Cyrus were also among the big winners here; their songs "Stay" and "We Can't Stop" charted at Nos. 3 and 8, respectively. Sadly, the Biebs, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Bey and Nicki Minaj failed to have songs place as highly as their personalities – none of them made the list.

Top Searched Songs of 2013
1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, "Thrift Shop"
2. Robin Thicke, "Blurred Lines"
3. Rihanna, "Stay"
4. Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive"
5. Jason Derulo, "The Other Side"
6. Bruno Mars, "When I Was Your Man"
7. Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"
8. Miley Cyrus, "We Can’t Stop"
9. P!nk, "Just Give Me A Reason"
10. One Direction, "Best Song Ever"

Beyoncé Knowles vs. Kim Kardashian for the Web's Most-Searched Celeb of 2013| Beyonce Knowles, Kim Kardashian

Paul Walker, 2008; Robert Downey, Jr. 2013

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Unsurprisingly, the top-searched movies of 2013 were all sequels: Iron Man 3, Fast and Furious 6, and Despicable Me 2 nabbed slots 1, 2 and 3, respectively. The movies it seemed like people were talking about the most, The Great Gatsby and Man of Steel, were Nos. 7 and 10, respectively.



Top Searched Movies of 2013
1. Iron Man 3
2. Fast and Furious 6
3. Despicable Me 2
4. The Conjuring
5. The Wolverine
6. 2 Guns
7. The Great Gatsby
8. Oz the Great and Powerful
9. Snitch
10. Man of Steel

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