Yahoo!ís Top Searches of 2008 have lifted the lid on the most popular people, events and news stories that Yahoo!ís UK users have been searching for in 2008. The top searches reveal that Yahoo! Search users are most interested in celebrity scandal, with Britney Spears
coming top in the overall searches for the year, closely followed by Amy Winehouse
. The death of Batman star Heath Ledger
proved to be this yearís top news story. Reality television shows have been huge news, with Big Brother
and X Factor
rating highly in the polls this year. High School Musical 3
and Quantum of Solace
were among the big hitters in the Movies category which was also hugely popular with the Yahoo! searchers in 2008.