Google released the results of its annual “Year in Search,” and local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu topped the trending searches of the decade.
Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans have been searching for and asking Google in 2019.
Controversial dancer, Zodwa Wabantu, joins Meghan Markle, Cardi B and Nicki Minaj as some of the most searched personalities of the decade.
In 2017, the 33-year-old burst onto everyone’s radar, wearing a black dress with a slit that exposed half of her bottom to the Durban July.
From that moment, thousands of eyeballs were on the former debt collector, waiting to see what she will wear, say, or do next.
In the following months, Zodwa continued to hit trending status, making headlines with her panty-less appearancesand risque dance moves.
SEE THE FULL LIST OF TRENDING SEARCHES OF THE DECADE HERE:
1. Load shedding
3. Meghan Markle
4. Zodwa Wabantu
5. Baby Shark
6. Cardi B
7. Game of Thrones
9. Nicki Minaj
The top trending South African personalities of 2019 include Xolani Gwala, Chester Williams, Siya Kolisi, Faf de Klerk and Neyi Zimu.
SEE THE FULL LIST OF 2019 TRENDING SOUTH AFRICAN PERSONALITIES HERE:
1. Neyi Zimu
2. James Small
3. Xolani Gwala
4. Chester Williams
5. Andile Gumbe
6. Siya Kolisi
7. David Kekana
8. Faf De Klerk
9. Peggy Sue Khumalo
10. Robert Marawa