COPA America

And the winner is…

Yesterday, Google released its 16th Annual Year in Search, an in-depth look at the stories, people, and topics that captured the world’s attention this year.

Below are the Top Trending searches, news/events, people, films and “near me” that Denver wanted to know more about in 2016.

Top-trending Denver searches 2016:

  1. COPA America
  2. Election
  3. Pokémon Go
  4. Powerball
  5. Olympics

Top-trending Denver news/events 2016:

  1. COPA America
  2. Election
  3. Olympics
  4. Orlando Shooting
  5. Brexit

Top-trending Denver people searches 2016:

  1. Donald Trump
  2. Hillary Clinton
  3. Michael Phelps
  4. Steven Avery
  5. Bernie Sanders

Top-trending Denver film searches 2016:

  1. Deadpool
  2. The Revenant
  3. Captain America Civil War
  4. Suicide Squad
  5. Zootopia

Top-trending Denver “Near me” or “Nearby” searches 2016:

  1. flower shops near me
  2. king soopers near me
  3. pho near me

Year in Search is meant to reflect “the spirit of the times”, and Google strives to capture this spirit through exploring the year’s new and exciting search terms. Trending searches are queries that have had the highest spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2016 as compared to 2016. 

For more information as well as a video covering a global tour through 2016, visit the 2016 Year in Search website.