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A Year in Nigerian Search: Google’s Trending Searches of 2021

Tiwa Savage, Euro 2020, Romelu Lukaku, Squid Game and how to check JAMB result 2021

Google today announced the results of its 2021 Year in Search, showing the most searched terms, topics and questions by Nigerians in the year 2021. Google’s 2021 Year in Search compiles the moments, people, topics, events, and places that capture the world’s attention each year.

As the pandemic entered its second year, Nigerians used the internet to search for answers and information that revealed their interest in topics related to music, movies, TV shows,  sports, food, celebrity personalities, pop culture and lifestyle. Top search topics like ‘Paralympics’, ‘Euro 2020’ , ‘EPL’ , ‘Chelsea F.C.’ and ‘Champions league’ were reflective of the country’s uncompromising love for sport.

Tiwa Savage, Destiny Etiko and Romelu Lukaku  topped their respective categories, revealing Nigerians’  love for top entertainment personalities and athletes.  Squid Game, the Korean TV series that enthralled the world, topped the category of trending movies and series.

From questions like ‘How to check JAMB result 2021?’, to search terms like ‘Alcohol lyrics’, ‘TB Joshua’ and ‘Pornstar martini cocktail recipe’, Nigerians used Search to make sense of their world this year.

Here are the trending searches in 2021:

Top 10 trending searches

  1. Paralympics

  2. Euro 2020

  3. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

  4. TB Joshua

  5. La Liga

  6. EPL

  7. Champions league

  8. Tiwa Savage

  9. Obi Cubana

  10. Sound Sultan

 

Top trending people

  1. Tiwa Savage

  2. Obi Cubana

  3. Sunday Igboho

  4. Romelu Lukaku

  5. Nnamdi Kanu

  6. Elon Musk

  7. Baba Ijesha

  8. Omah Lay

  9. Raphael Varane

  10. Fabrizio Romano

 

Top trending musicians

  1. Tiwa Savage

  2. Omah Lay

  3. Lil Nas X

  4. Ruger

  5. Ayra Starr

  6. Buju

  7. Bobby Shmurda

  8. Seyi Shay

  9. Chidinma Ekile

  10. Naira Marley

Top lyrics

  1. Alcohol lyrics

  2. Bloody Samaritan lyrics

  3. My Baby Bad My Baby Good lyrics

  4. Peru lyrics

  5. Ruger Bounce lyrics

  6. Infinity lyrics

  7. Cash App lyrics

  8. Jowo lyrics

  9. Big Thug Boys lyrics

  10. Feeling lyrics

 

Top trending athletes

  1. Romelu Lukaku

  2. Raphael Varane

  3. Christian Eriksen

  4. Ben White

  5. Earling Haaland

  6. Xavi

  7. Saul Niguez

  8. Thomas Tuchel

  9. Naomi Osaka

  10. Jules Koundé

 

Top Nollywood Actors

  1. Destiny Etiko

  2. Zubby Michael

  3. Pere

  4. Tonto Dikeh

  5. Iyabo Ojo

  6. Olu Jacobs

  7. Nafisa Abdullahi

  8. Jim Iyke

  9. Nancy Isime

  10. Alex Ekubo

Top EPL teams

  1. Chelsea F.C.

  2. Manchester City F.C.

  3. Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

  4. Leicester City F.C.

  5. Everton F.C.

  6. West Ham United F.C.

  7. Aston Villa F.C.

  8. Newcastle United F.C.

  9. Southampton F.C.

  10. Leeds United

 

Top recipe

  1. Pornstar martini cocktail recipe

  2. Pancake recipe

  3. Chocolate cake recipe

  4. Puff puff recipe

  5. Fried rice recipe

  6. Egusi soup recipe

  7. Oha soup recipe

  8. Vanilla cake recipe

  9. Ogbono soup recipe

  10. Chinchin recipe

 

Trending Top devices

  1. iPhone 13

  2. Infinix Note 10

  3. Infinix Hot 10

  4. iPhone 12 pro max

  5. iPhone 13 pro max

  6. Tecno Camon 17

  7. Samsung A12

  8. Infinix Note 8

  9. Infinix smart 5

  10. Tecno spark 7

 

Trending 2021 loss

  1. TB Joshua

  2. Sound Sultan

  3. Ada Jesus

  4. DMX

  5. Femi Osibona

  6. Dare Adeboye

  7. Rachel Oniga

  8. Prince Philip

  9. Yinka Odumakin

  10. Sani Dangote

 

Trending movies and series

  1. Squid Game

  2. Coming to America 2

  3. Sex Life movie

  4. Black Widow

  5. Red Notice

  6. Mortal Kombat

  7. Army Of The Dead

  8. Eternals

  9. Shang Chi

  10. The Harder They Fall

 

Trending 2021 Songs

  1. Naira Marley – Coming

  2. Ayra Starr – Bloody Samaritan

  3. Omah Lay – Understand

  4. Naira Marley – Koleyewon

  5. Kizz Daniel – Lie

  6. Ladipoe feat. Buju – Feeling

  7. Ruger – Bounce

  8. Davido – Jowo

  9. Wizkid – Essence (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber

  10. Joeboy – Alcohol

 

Trending “Who is” general

  1. Who is going to win Champions League 2021?

  2. Who is Obi Cubana?

  3. Who is Ada Jesus?

  4. Who is Sunday Igboho?

  5. Who is the best player in the world?

  6. Who is DMX?

  7. Who is the President of America?

  8. Who is the new chief of army staff?

  9. Who is Abba Kyari?

  10. Who is Cubana Chief Priest?

 

Trending “How to” general

  1. How to check JAMB result 2021?

  2. How to pack a parcel?

  3. How to open pdf file?

  4. How to open mp3 file?

  5. How to open apk file?

  6. How to check NECO result?

  7. How to register NIN online?

  8. How to vote on BBnaija 2021?

  9. How to reprint JAMB slip?

  10. How to track a package?

 

Trending “Where is” general

  1. Where is Sunday Igboho now?

  2. Where is White Money from?

  3. Where is Burna Boy from?

  4. Where is Nnamdi Kanu today?

  5. Where is my location?

  6. Where is Maldives located?

  7. Where is Cuba located?

  8. Where is Gaza?

  9. Where is Michigan located?

  10. Where can I download movies?

About Google Trends

This is a publicly available tool that displays relative search volume across geographies, time periods and queries that people want to know about. Google Trends lets you dive deep into what’s popular on the Internet — you can compare search data by time, location, and between queries. It also offers category filtering, top and rising searches, and geographic “heat maps”. The main two categories of searches are: ‘Trending’ and ‘Most Searched’.

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