Top Samantha Mumba Searches In July

Searches for Irish singer/actress Samantha Mumba weren’t very strong during the month of July on pay-per search engine Overture.com, but with the release of the ‘I’m Right Here’ video in the U.S., look for those numbers to rise. 15,079 searches went through for ‘Samantha Mumba’, while ‘Baby Come Over’ edged out ‘I’m Right Here’ as the most searched for song lyric. The most popular misspelling was Samatha Mumba with 557 searches, followed by Samantha Mamba with 264.

Top Donell Jones July Search Queries

Donell Jones

Searches for Donell Jones weren’t very strong in July on pay-per search engine Overture.com but with an opening gig for Alicia Keys, the singer’s search momentum should continue upwards. Donell received 17,592 searches for the month, with the ‘You Know That I Love You Radio Mix’ getting the most requests for song lyrics. The most common misspelling was ‘Donnell Jones’, getting 5,547 searches, followed by ‘Donnel Jones’ with 2414 searches.

3LW Searches Strong In June

Searches for Three Little Women rose sharply in June with the group’s single ‘I Do (Wanna Get Close to You)’ hitting the airwaves as well as their collaboration with Naughty by Nature. Searches for 3LW on pay-per search engine Overture.com during the month of June were 41,093. The group’s most popular member was Adrienne Bailon, while ‘No More’ was their most popular song. With the new single performing strong on TRL, look for the numbers to rise again when July figures come out.

Anastacia Is One To Watch On Lycos 50

The Lycos 50 column today features a ‘One to Watch: Anastacia’ piece. Writer Aaron Schatz points out that her popularity is more international than in the U.S., but that is expected to change soon when we’ll see her on the Tonight Show, The View, and a performance at the baseball All-Star Game July 9.

The story at 50.lycos.com has since been removed.

R. Kelly Search Interest At All-Time High

Search interest in R. Kelly was at an all-time high last week on word of his arrest on child porn case charges on search engine Lycos.com. Kelly ends up #3 on the Lycos 50, trailing only Dragonball at #2 and the World Cup at #1. Most of the interest though is for the alleged video of Kelly with the underaged girl. Ashanti joined the top 50 list as well at #43.

The complete list at 50.lycos.com has since been removed.

Top Remy Shand Search Queries

The top Remy Shand search queries for the month of April on pay-per search engine Overture.com have been posted. The singer received 15,613 searches for the month, whlie his most searched for song was ‘Take A Message’, followed by ‘The Way I Feel’. The most searched for misspelling was ‘Remi Shand’, followed by ‘Remy Shan’.

Top Usher Searches For April

Search interest in Usher for the month of April continues to blaze. The singer brought in a huge 222,734 searches on pay-per search engine Overture.com, making him the most popular non-scandal involved male R&B star (we all know the real reason people are searching for R. Kelly). Usher’s most popular hit right now is his collaboration with Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs – ‘I Need A Girl’, with ‘U Don’t Have To Call’ close behind. The most popular misspelling was Ushr, followed by the full name mispelling Usher Ramond.

Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes Tops Lycos 50 List

TLC’s Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes topped the Lycos 50 list for the week, jumping up because her death occured late in the prior week. Also helping her search interest was the fact that autopsy photos made their way onto the net. TLC was #13 on the list, while interest in Aaliyah re-emerged getting her to the #46 spot. Rounding out the R&B interest was Ashanti at #40.

The complete list at 50.lycos.com has since been removed.

Left Eye Internet Searches Soar After Death

Searches for TLC’s Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes soared this past week with news of the singer’s death on Thursday. Lopes debuted at number eight on this week’s Lycos 50 list of the most popular searches, which was topped this week by Dragonball. Also on the list was TLC at number thirty-five.

The complete list at 50.lycos.com has since been removed.

Top Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes Search Queries

Before her death on Thursday, search interest for Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes was virtually non-existent during the month of March on pay-per search engine Overture.com. The generic NINA had the most searches with 8,389, though it is more likely they were searching for porn star Nina Hartley (N.I.N.A. only had 89 searches). More people searched for Lisa Lopez than her actual name of Lisa Lopes, likely because of the pronunciation and because of Jennifer Lopez’s use of a ‘z’ in her name.

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