Janet Jackson Beats Britney As Most Searched Term On Google

NationalLedger.com: Britney Spears may be a Yahoo! champ, but Janet Jackson is the queen of the search engine king Google. Both have had real or rumored nude videos that the curious browsers were likely searching for online, driving the two pop stars to the top of the lists. The UK Telegraph speculates it was that whole wardrobe malfunction carry over. Her overwhelming popularity in cyberspace this year would appear to be connected to a series of events which began with her infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Superbowl, during which her right breast was exposed to the entire world on live television. Earlier this year, the Janet Jackson nude sunbathing video was white hot in the search term world, so much so that her attorneys got the video removed from most sites. Add to that brother-in-law, Young DeBarge, claimed the singer had an 18-year-old "secret" daughter with her first husband, James DeBarge.

The top 10 searches on Google News in 2005 were:

1. Janet Jackson
2. Hurricane Katrina
3. Tsunami
4. xbox 360
5. Brad Pitt
6. Michael Jackson
7. American Idol
8. Britney Spears
9. Angelina Jolie
10. Harry Potter

Source: NationalLedger.com