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BTS and BLACKPINK are the most searched boy and girl bands of all time.

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BTS And Blackpink Are Google's Most Searched Music Bands Of All Time

Legends: Google revealed that BTS and BLACKPINK are the most searched boy and girl bands of all time in the company’s 25-year history.

  • The finding comes after Google released its ‘Year in Search’ series, which commemorates the 25th birthday of the search engine.

  • This is an incredible feat given that BTS and BLACKPINK debuted in just 2013 and 2016, respectively.

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Shohei Ohtani Gives Teammate’s Wife A Porsche for Christmas

Santa Sho: Shohei Ohtani gifted Ashley Kelly, the wife of his new Los Angeles Dodgers teammate Joe Kelly, a Porsche for Christmas.

  • Ashley started a viral social media series called #Ohtake17 where she jokingly said Ohtani could take her husband’s jersey number if he signed with the Dodgers.

  • The gift is Ohtani’s token of gratitude for Ashley’s efforts with the Dodgers IG account posting a video of Kelly receiving the car.

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Tennis: Naomi Osaka is set to make her comeback in tennis at the Brisbane International after giving birth to her daughter, Shai.

Music: Kpop boy group 2AM is set to make a full-group comeback next January in a collaboration with HYBE founder Bang Si Hyuk.

New Drink: Starbucks Japan is releasing a sticky rice and roasted green tea drink called the Hojicha Mochitto Milk Frappuccino for the New Year.

Starry Night: Turn your ceiling into a canvas of stars with the Galaxy Projector and bring the beauty of the universe indoors.

Roomba: Say farewell to pet hair challenges with the iRobot Roomba 694—the ultimate solution for pet-friendly homes and pristine carpets.

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