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Kim Kardashian tops listing of Bing searches

Kim Kardashian tops list of Bing

Kim Kardashian topped the 2012 listing of the most-searched person on Bing, the internet search engine. said on Tuesday, with Canadian teen pop star Justin Bieber arriving 2nd.

Kardashian, the fact t.v. personality from “Keeping Up With The Kardashians, ” grabbed the amount 1 spot straight back from Bieber after she topped Bing’s annual list this season and Bieber came in first a year ago.

The 32-year-old first found fame in 2007 as a result of an Internet sex tape however it was her deft utilization of social network and reality T.V. that propelled her right into a world wide brand with various clothing lines, diet products and services and cosmetics.

Bieber, 18, came in 2nd after having a successful year capped off by sweeping the American Music Awards together with his third studio album, “Believe, ” that has been released in June.

Other individuals who caused it to be in top ten for initially included singers Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift, while Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Megan Fox and Lady Gaga dropped out from the top ten.

Pop culture figures easily trumped politics, even in an election year, with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arriving 43rd and President Barack Obama landing at 46th on the list.

One of the most popular news stories, the release of Apple’s iPhone 5 came in at No. 1, followed closely by the U. S. election, the Olympics and superstorm Sandy. The “Here Comes Honey Boo” reality Tv program landed at # 5, followed closely by the “Gangnam Style Dance, ” popularized by South Korean rap star Psy’s music video.

The birth of singer Beyonce and Jay Z’s baby topped the absolute most searched celebrity events, followed closely by Jessica Simpson’s baby after which Whitney Houston’s death.