Iggy Azalea vs. Lorde: Who was the Most Google Searched Artist in 2014?

December 17, 2014 By:
Iggy Azalea vs. Lorde: Who was the Most Google Searched Artist in 2014?
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Iggy Azalea and Lorde both killed it this year.

They've gone from obscure, underground musicians to household names in just 12 months… not to mention both have multiple Grammy nominations!

Of course, everyone wants to know more about these two artists. Which platform do they turn to?

Google.

The search engine website has released its annual "Year in Search" results. Our girls Iggy and Lorde were both in the top 5 searches on the trending artists category. Can you guess who took the number one spot?

You can spell this one out. I-G-G-Y.

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Yep, Iggy Azalea was the fourth most-searched person in the U.S. this year, taking the top spot for trending music artists. 

Lorde and Sam Smith followed closely behind. 

Check out the top 10 trending music artists of 2014:

1. Iggy Azalea
2. Lorde
3. Sam Smith
4. Meghan Trainor
5. Solange Knowles
6. Nicki Minaj
7. Weird Al
8. Sia
9. Daft Punk
10. Taylor Swift