Every year, Google rounds up the top-trending searches for the year.
Google shared with Business Insider who the trending people searches were in 2018. Notably, this isn't a list of the "most-searched" people in 2018 - rather, it's who spiked in traffic this year, compared to last year.
Here's who everyone wanted to know more about in 2018:
This year, Cardi B became the first female rapper with two Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s. "Bodak Yellow" topped the charts for three weeks in 2017, then "I Like It" reached top status over the summer of 2018.
The rapper was hospitalised and placed on life support in March 2018. Ross was released from the hospital a few days later.
Ariana Grande's fourth studio album "Sweetener" received critical acclaim this year. The pop star also generated buzz with her (now broken) engagement with comedian Pete Davidson - as well as her speedy release of the breakup anthem "thank u, next."
The head Ohio State football coach was put on administrative leave in August 2018 after reports that he knew about allegations of domestic violence from an assistant coach's wife.
Eminem surprised fans with his 10th studio album this summer.
While the Kardashian-Jenners are practically always in the headlines, the public became particularly engrossed with Khloe Kardashian this year after allegations that her partner Tristan Thompson, who is also the father of her child, was cheating on her.
The YouTuber entered the realm of public discourse after his infamous "suicide forest" video enraged the public.
The pop star was hospitalised after a drug overdose in July 2018; she's struggled with addiction for years.
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