Being famous is very much like a popularity contest. And with every good or gritty detail about your favorite Hollywood stars just a few clicks away on the Internet, the more they're searched, the more beloved they become. From Kim Kardashian to Justin Bieber, click through to see who ended up being the Queen of Bing and which celeb fell out of favor on Bing's Most Searched Celebrities of 2012.
This newcomer on the Bing's most-searched list started 2012 off with a bang by taking home two Grammys for her hit song "Mean." Taylor went on to have a brief summer fling with Conor Kennedy, added a few more music awards to her shelf and capped off fall with a fourth charting-topping album titled "Red." The album sold 1.2 million copies in its first week -- making her one sought-after songbird.