2013 MALAYSIA’S TOP TRENDING SEARCHES

As always, nearing the end of the year, Google has released Zeitgeist 2013 – category lists of the hot keywords searched in 2013.

Proton Suprima and Proton Saga Sv have become the most in-demand cars in Malaysia, a reflection of “made in Malaysia” boleh?

Automotive:
1. Proton Suprima
2. Proton Saga Sv
3. Nissan Almera
4. Kia Cerato
5. Toyota Vios
6. Kia Rio
7. Peugeot 208
8. Proton Preve
9. Ford Kuga
10. Lamborghini Veneno

Comparable to last year, Coach and Louis Vuitton remain Malaysians’ favorite fashion brands.

Fashion:
1. Coach
2. Louis Vuitton (LV)
3. Burberry
4. Gucci
5. Zara
6. Michael Kors
7. Victoria’s Secret
8. Braun Buffel
9. Sephora
10. Marc Jacob

In the 5 May 2013 general election period, Anwar Ibrahim and Lim Kit Siang from the opposition party became the top searches.

Politicians:
1. Anwar Ibrahim
2. Lim Kit Siang
3. Aspan Alias
4. Najib Razak
5. Rafizi Ramli
6. Azmin Ali
7. Husam Musa
8. Tian Chua
9. Taib Mahmud
10. Mat Sabu

There was a change in the popular local destinations, with last year’s Legoland Malaysia and Sunway Lagoon dropping out of the top 10 list.

Local Destinations:
1. Genting Highlands
2. Langkawi
3. Gold Coast Morib
4. Pulau Perhentian
5. Penang
6. Pulau Tioman
7. Port Dickson
8. Melaka
9. Kuching
10. Pulau Redang

Digital or online news readers continues to rise on these sites.

Malaysian News Sites:
1. Malaysiakini
2. Kosmo
3. Berita Harian
4. Sinar Harian
5. Harakah
6. Harian Metro
7. Malaysian Insider
8. Utusan Malaysia
9. The Star
10. Malaysia Chronicle

Malaysian TV Series:
1. Setia Hujung Nyawa
2. Teduhan Kasih
3. Cinta Jannah
4. Adam Dan Hawa
5. Sehangat Asmara
6. Kampung Girl
7. Cinta Jangan Pergi
8. Sedetik Cinta
9. Asmara Luna
10. Dahlia

Public figures have always been a media focus. Last year, the death of Whitney Houston became top news. This year, the world said goodbye to Paul Walker.

People:
1. Paul Walker
2. Tegar
3. Isteri Mat Yo
4. Sharifah Zohra Jabeen
5. Nelson Mandela
6. Jackie Chan
7. Sultan Sulu
8. Adam Adli
9. Lea Michelle
10. Gareth Bale

Sports Personalities:
1. Gareth Bale
2. Thiago Alcantara
3. Mesut Ozil
4. Adnan Januzaj
5. Oscar Pistorius
6. David Moyes
7. Marouane Fellaini
8. Wilfried Zaha
9. Pablo Aimar
10. Iago Aspas

Both Top Mobile Searches and Top Mobile Searches for Local Sites are newly created categories, as the number of mobile users rapidly increases and gets closer to that of desktop users. The increase in searches for Mudah, Maybank2u, and CIMB Clicks shows how people are now more willing to make online purchases and transactions.

Top Mobile Searches:
1. Facebook
2. Google
3. YouTube
4. Mudah
5. Maybank2u
6. Malaysiakini
7. Google Translate
8. Yahoo Mail
9. Twitter
10. Beautifulnara

Top Mobile Searches for Local Sites:
1. Mudah
2. Maybank2u
3. Malaysiakini
4. Beautifulnara
5. Airasia
6. Sinar Harian
7. Harakah
8. Berita Harian
9. CIMB Clicks
10. Kosmo

Top Searched TV Shows:
1. Upin & Ipin
2. Running Man
3. Ultraman
4. Boboiboy
5. Adam Dan Hawa
6. Cinta Jannah
7. Slugterra
8. Thendral
9. Ben 10
10. Nadhaswaram

Trending Malaysian Celebrities:
1. Izzue Islam
2. Emma Maembong
3. Sharifah Sakinah
4. Nelydia Senrose
5. Ashraf Muslim
6. Fizz Fairuz
7. Afiq Muiz
8. Adi Putra
9. Fiza Elite
10. Amar Asyraf

Trending Malaysian Movies:
1. KL Gangster 2
2. Highland Tower
3. Psiko Pencuri Hati
4. Vikingdom
5. Juvana
6. Bikers Kental
7. Adnan Sempit 3
8. KL Zombie
9. Langgar
10. Gangster Celop

Trending Movies:
1. The Conjuring
2. Despicable Me 2
3. Pacific Rim
4. Man Of Steel
5. KL Gangster 2
6. Iron Man 3
7. Insidious 2
8. Highland Tower
9. Singam 2
10. After Earth

Malaysians are highly concerned about public security. In a blink, Lahad Datu became a hot discussion topic.
Trending Searches:
1. Lahad Datu
2. SKMM
3. Keputusan PRU13
4. Setia Hujung Nyawa
5. Gwiyomi
6. Teduhan Kasih
7. Malindo Air
8. WeChat
9. The Conjuring
10. Cinta Jannah

Trending Songs:
1. Gwiyomi
2. Harlem Shake
3. Gangnam Style
4. Putih Putih Melati
5. Sandiwara Cinta
6. Gentleman
7. Wrecking Ball
8. Aku Yang Dulu
9. Banana Song
10. Hanya Aku