Uzalo and Zodwa Wabantu among Google’s top trending searches of the decade

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Uzalo and Zodwa Wabantu among Google's top trending searches of the decade

SABC 1 drama Uzalo and Zodwa Wabantu are among Google’s top trending searches of the decade. The search engine released its list of top searches for 2019. Other stars such as Meghan Markle, Cardi B, and Nicki Minaj made the list. Popular shows in this category include Game of Thrones and the current wave in local music, Amapiano.

Image: Zodwa Wabantu IG

In the top trending South African personalities list late gospel legend Neyi Zimu tops the list. The list also includes the late Xolani Gwala and Andile Gumbi. Former Miss South Africa and Xolani’s wife, Peggy Sue Khumalo is the only woman on the list.

In the top trending music personalities list are the late Johnny Clegg, Thami Shobede and Nipsey Hussle. Babes Wodumo is the only female on the list.

Uzalo and Zodwa Wabantu among Google’s top trending searches of the decade. Here’s a look at the full list.

Top trending questions

  1. Why were cornflakes invented?
  2. What time is the rugby world cup final? 
  3. How many votes for a seat in parliament
  4. How did Cameron Boyce die? 
  5. How long is a rugby match? 
  6. What is Bosasa?
  7. What time do voting stations open? 
  8. Who won the election in South Africa?
  9. What is media? 
  10. What is teenage pregnancy?

Top trending questions of the decade

  1. How to make slime?
  2. Why were cornflakes invented?
  3. How to get rid of belly fat?
  4. How to lose weight in 3 days?
  5. Where am I?
  6. How many weeks in a year?
  7. How to create an email?
  8. How to grow hair fast?
  9. What is depression?
  10. How to draw eyebrows?

Top ten trending searches 

  1. Load shedding
  2. Election results
  3. Thanos
  4. IEC
  5. Fiona Viotti
  6. Black Friday Specials
  7. Gavin Watson
  8. Mark Batchelor
  9. Teacher’s Day
  10. Hoërskoel Driehoek

Top trending searches of the decade

  1. Load shedding
  2. Uzalo
  3. Meghan Markle
  4. Zodwa Wabantu
  5. Baby Shark
  6. Cardi B
  7. Game of Thrones
  8. Thanos
  9. Nicki Minaj
  10. Amapiano

Top ‘near me’ searches

  1. Job openings near me
  2. Parks near me
  3. Restaurant near me
  4. McDonalds near me
  5. Hotels near me
  6. Hair Salon near me
  7. Voting Station near me
  8. Petrol station near me
  9. Makro near me
  10. Woolworths near me     

Top trending South African personalities

  1. Neyi Zimu
  2. James Small
  3. Xolani Gwala
  4. Chester Williams
  5. Andile Gumbe
  6. Siya Kolisi
  7. David Kekana
  8. Faf De Klerk
  9. Peggy Sue Khumalo
  10. Robert Marawa

Top trending sports searches

  1. Rugby World Cup
  2. Cricket World Cup
  3. India vs South Africa
  4. Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates
  5. Afcon
  6. Bafana Bafana
  7. Cricket live scores
  8. Proteas
  9. PSL Standings
  10. Stellenbosch vs Kaizer Chiefs

Top trending movies searches

  1. Avengers Endgame
  2. Captain Marvel
  3. When They See Us
  4. Aquaman
  5. Lion King
  6. John Wick 3
  7. Joker
  8. Hustlers
  9. Birdbox
  10. A Star is Born

Top trending music personalities

  1. Johnny Clegg
  2. Thami Shobede
  3. Nipsey Hussle
  4. Mampintsha
  5. Oliver Mtukudzi
  6. Nichume
  7. Ndlovu Youth Choir
  8. Babes Wodumo
  9. Pitch Black Afro
  10. Kabza de Small