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World Cup, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain top 2018 Google searches by New Yorkers

Coming in fourth and fifth were Mac Miller and Black Panther, respectively.

From left: Kate Spade, Mac Miller and Demi

From left: Kate Spade, Mac Miller and Demi Lovato were among the most Googled items in New York City and the nation in 2018. Photo Credit: Photos by Getty Images

The World Cup and celebrity deaths were among the topics most searched by New Yorkers this year, according to Google.

The online search giant released its data for the top searches of 2018 on Wednesday, reporting this year's global soccer tournament as the most queried topic among city users. The 2018 World Cup was also the most-searched topic nationwide.

The following top searches among city dwellers dealt with the suicides of prominent New Yorkers Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Rapper Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose in September, was the fourth most-searched item, Google said. Marvel's blockbuster movie "Black Panther" ranked fifth on the most-searched list. 

Below are some other notable "tops" pulled from nationwide searches:

Top news search: World Cup

Top celebrity search: Demi Lovato

Top actor search: Logan Paul

Top athlete search: Tristan Thompson

Top politician search: Stacey Abrams

Top "loss" search: Mac Miller

Top musicians search: Demi Lovato

Top movie search: Black Panther

Top songs search: Bohemian Rhapsody

Top TV show search: Roseanne

Top video game search: Fortnite


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