Here’s what Utahns searched the most in 2019

Dec 11, 2019, 10:38 AM

SALT LAKE CITY — As 2019 comes to an end, Google is sharing its 2019 Year in Search: the list of the top trending searches from around the world. They shared with us what was trending right here in Utah.

Google says that its Year in Search is an annual look into what was searched the most over the year by analyzing the trillions of queries the site saw over the year.

Here’s what Utahns were looking for this year.


As the newest challenger in the streaming world’s entertainment juggernaut, Disney launched its own digital streaming platform, touting its massive back catalog of content as well as new exclusive programming. They are also responsible for the countless Baby Yoda memes, which is another area Utah led in. According to research done by and confirmed by KSL, Utah ranked #1 in searches for the adorable 50-year-old Baby Yoda. (Yes, we know it’s probably not really Yoda. But since we don’t know its name…)

Mackenzie Lueck

23-year-old University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck went missing on June 17 after returning from a family funeral in California. She took a Lyft ride from the airport to a park in North Salt Lake, where she then got in a vehicle with someone else. Almost one month later, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced that Ayoola Ajayi, 31, had been charged in her murder after finding Lueck’s body in Logan Canyon.

Captain Marvel

Brie Larson took up the role as the superhero Captian Marvel. This was the first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a woman in the title role and was one of the expected seven Disney-owned movies to cross the $1 billion mark.

Game of Thrones

The wildly popular HBO fantasy show Game of Thrones took Utah’s spot for 4th most searched term this year. After running on the pay-per-view station since 2011, the show came to its series finale this year, bringing with it high expectations and also deep disappointment among fans.

Notre Dame Cathedral

The iconic French Cathedral suffered a catastrophic fire in April. Construction began in 1163 and took almost 200 years to complete. French authorities believe the cause of the fire was either an electrical malfunction or a burning cigarette.

Nipsey Hussle

33-year-old Ermias Davidson Asghedom, who went by the name Nipsey Hussle, was shot and killed in front of his clothing store in California. Hussle had founded his own record label, All Money In, in 2010, and worked with dozens of other successful hip-hop artists throughout his career, including Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Ty Dolla Sign.

Avengers: Endgame

Marvel closed out its decade-long story of superheroes and supervillains in one massive blockbusting hit. Avengers: Endgame brought with it a star-studded cast of A-list actors and shattered the record for biggest opening weekend ever, bringing in an estimated $1.2 billion worldwide. It became the highest-grossing movie of all time.

Luke Perry

Best known as a heartthrob on Beverly Hills, 90210, Perry died this year after suffering a massive stroke.

Antonio Brown

The former NFL player was released from his contract as a receiver for the New England Patriots after allegations of sexual misconduct between the player and two women. Brown denies those allegations and took shots at other players and owners after the news surfaced he had been fired.

Cameron Boyce

The 20-year-old actor best known for starring in the Disney Channel show Jessie from 2011 to 2015 passed away in July this year. His family released a statement saying that he passed away in his sleep after suffering a seizure related to an ongoing medical condition.

Google broke down the rest of its trending searches below:


1. Disney+

2. Cameron Boyce

3. Nipsey Hussle

4. Hurricane Dorian

5. Antonio Brown

6. Luke Perry

7. Avengers: Endgame

8. Game of Thrones

9. iPhone 11

10. Jussie Smollett


1. Hurricane Dorian

2. Notre Dame Cathedral

3. Women’s World Cup

4. Area 51 raid

5. Copa America

6. El Paso shooting

7. Sri Lanka

8. Government shutdown

9. Equifax data breach settlement

10. California earthquake


1. Antonio Brown

2. Jussie Smollett

3. James Charles

4. Kevin Hart

5. R. Kelly

6. 21 Savage

7. Lori Loughlin

8. Jordyn Woods

9. Bryce Harper

10. Robert Kraft


1. Jussie Smollett

2. Kevin Hart

3. Lori Loughlin

4. Felicity Huffman

5. Keanu Reeves

6. Rami Malek

7. Joaquin Phoenix

8. Kate Beckinsale

9. Halle Bailey

10. Maisie Williams


1. Antonio Brown

2. Bryce Harper

3. David Ortiz

4. Andrew Luck

5. Myles Garrett

6. Megan Rapinoe

7. Russell Westbrook

8. Zion Williamson

9. Melvin Gordon

10. Alex Morgan


1. Intermittent fasting diet

2. Dr. Sebi diet

3. Noom diet

4. 1200 calories diet

5. Keto ultra diet

6. Golo diet

7. Dubrow diet

8. Sirtfood diet

9. No carbs no sugar diet

10. Endomorph diet

Home Styles

1. Farmhouse style

2. Colonial house style

3. Cape Cod house style

4. Spanish style house

5. Art deco style

6. Japanese style house

7. Craftsman style home

8. Transitional style

9. Prairie style homes

10. Modern style homes


1. Shepherd’s pie recipe

2. Chicken parmigiana recipe

3. Ham glaze recipe

4. Charoset recipe

5. Snickerdoodle cookies recipe

6. Chaffle recipe

7. Chicken cacciatore recipe

8. Popeyes chicken sandwich recipe

9. Tater tot casserole recipe

10. King cake recipe

Trip to…

1. Trip to Maldives

2. Trip to Japan

3. Trip to Bora Bora

4. Trip to Vegas

5. Trip to Mexico

6. Trip to Alaska

7. Trip to New Orleans

8. Trip to California

9. Trip to New York

10. Trip to Costa Rica


1. “Avengers: Endgame”

2. “Captain Marvel”

3. “Joker”

4. “Toy Story 4”

5. “Lion King”

6. “It Chapter Two”

7. “Frozen 2”

8. “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood”

9. “Midsommar”

10. “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”


1. Cameron Boyce

2. Nipsey Hussle

3. Luke Perry

4. Jeffrey Epstein

5. Tyler Skaggs

6. Beth Chapman

7. John Witherspoon

8. John Singleton

9. Eddie Money

10. Elijah Cummings


1. Miranda Lambert wedding

2. Jennifer Lawrence wedding

3. Justin Bieber wedding

4. Miley Cyrus wedding

5. Chiquis Rivera wedding

6. Chris Pratt wedding

7. Joe Jonas wedding

8. Elvis Duran wedding

9. Zoë Kravitz wedding

10. Jake Paul Tana Mongeau wedding

Musicians and Bands

1. R. Kelly

2. 21 Savage

3. Billie Eilish

4. Lil Nas X

5. A$AP Rocky

6. Mötley Crüe

7. Lizzo

8. Gladys Knight

9. Tekashi 69

10. Joy Villa


1. “Old Town Road”

2. “7 Rings”

3. “Shallow”

4. “Sunflower”

5. “Truth Hurts”

6. “Lose You To Love Me”

7. “Sicko Mode”

8. “thank u, next”

9. “Act Up”

10. “Bury a Friend”

TV Shows

1. “Game of Thrones”

2. “Stranger Things”

3. “When They See Us”

4. “Chernobyl”

5. “The Mandalorian”

6. “The Umbrella Academy”

7. “Euphoria”

8. “Dead to Me”

9. “Surviving R. Kelly”

10. “The Boys”

What is…?

1. What is area 51

2. What is a vsco girl

3. What is momo

4. What is a boomer

5. What is quid pro quo

6. What is camp fashion

7. What is disney plus

8. What is bird box about

9. What is a mandalorian

10. What is brexit

Where is…?

1. Where is Sri Lanka

2. Where is the Super Bowl this year

3. Where is Area 51

4. Where is 21 Savage from

5. Where is the hurricane now

6. Where is Xur

7. Where is Clemson football team from

8. Where is Gonzaga University located

9. Where is Stranger Things filmed

10. Where is Pebble Beach Golf Course

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Here’s what Utahns searched the most in 2019