Justin Bieber Tops Chart as Bing’s Most Searched Musician for 2012

Hate him or love him but The Biebs is definitely here to stay

Reactions to Justin Bieber’s music range from pure worship to hatred, depending on who’s listening. Whether you hate or love him, The Biebs is definitely here to stay, as Bing searches proves.

He’s just topped the Bing chart for Most Searched Musicians of 2012, closely moving past Whitney Houston, who died in February this year, which generated an almost surprising wave of attention from fans and not only.

Not only is Bieber the most in-demand musician of the year (as per the stats provided by Bing), but he’s also released in 2012 one of the most popular tracks of the year, “Boyfriend.”

As he said just a while back, haters, take that! You thought he would only be around for 15 minutes and look at him now.

The complete stats are below.


1. Justin Bieber

2. Whitney Houston

3. Katy Perry

4. Selena Gomez

5. Rihanna

6. Nicki Minaj

7. Taylor Swift

8. Beyoncé

9. Chris Brown

10. Jennifer Lopez

Most Searched Song:

1. Psy – “Gangnam Style”

2. Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”

3. Justin Bieber – “Boyfriend”

4. Gotye – “Somebody That I Used to Know”

5. Fun – “We Are Young”

6. One Direction – “What Makes You Beautiful”

7. Drake – “The Motto”

8. Maroon 5 Feat. Wiz Khalifa – “Payphone”

9. The Wanted – “Glad You Came”

10. Katy Perry – “Part of Me”

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