Lauer topped the most searched person of the year. The number one search was Irma.
Aside from Bitcoin, Google's search trends tell a tale of political tumult and royal romance.More news: Remembering San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
In music, the most-searched song was Despacito, the hit track by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber.
In Pakistan three Indian movies made to the most searched topics in 2017. Top global searches includes a natural disaster, the latest phones, celebrities, TV shows, and more. iPhone X marks Apple's 10th anniversary of iPhone. Chicken breast recipes were the most searched recipes in the world, beating out ground beef recipes, and more people asked Google how to make slime than how to make solar eclipse glasses. Google news trends in the United States focused on natural disasters including hurricanes Harvey, Jose, and Maria.
The top search term of the year in the USA and globally was Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 hurricane that hit the coast of Florida in September. Moreover among the most searched people in Pakistan in 2017, Rishi Kapoor was at the fourth spot.More news: Trump slams 'fake news media', wants some reporters to be fired
The Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and wounded hundreds more was fifth.
In the year of #MeToo and hurricanes, it is no surprise that the involved topics led the list. It shows that people were moved by the tragedies that occurred this year and wanted to help those affected.More news: Do NASA discovered extra-terrestrial life? To be unveiled on Thursday