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Michael Jackson, 'Twilight' top Yahoo's top searches of '09


SUNNYVALE, Calif. (WKOW) -- Celebrities and the top of pop culture make up most of Yahoo's 2009 most searched list. But none could match the fervor with which fans took to the web to find the most up-to-date information about a music legend's death.

"Michael Jackson" was the top ranked search on Yahoo this year, in part because of the quest to find out what happened to Jackson in his final hours on June 25 and the later celebrations of his legacy.

The vampire story that spawned four novels and two movies hit number two: "Twilight" was the second most searched story this year.

The rest of the best:

3. WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment

4. Transformers star Megan Fox

5. Britney Spears

6. Nauro, a character created for Japanese anime

7. American Idol

8. Kim Kardashian, star of E!'s hit reality series "Keeping up with the Kardashians"


10. online video game RuneScape

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