The Most Googled Artists of 2014

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The internet and the music industry work together like peanut butter and jelly. The amount of times an artist is searched for on Google is regularly the best way to gage an artist’s popularity. Google has tallied up the rankings for the most searched artists of 2014 and recently announced the results. 

Here are the most trending music artists of 2014 according to Google:

1. Iggy Azalea
2. Lorde
3. Sam Smith
4. Meghan Trainor
5. Solange Knowles
6. Nicki Minaj
7. Weird Al
8. Sia
9. Daft Punk
10. Taylor Swift

With so much drama following Iggy Azalea, this comes to no surprise to us. Did the number #1 surprise you? Let us know.