Who was the most popular Korean celebrity in 2014? Figure skating beat K-pop and acting for the top spot released by Google. 2010 Olympic champion figure skater Kim Yuna ranked number one as the most-searched celebrity from South Korea this year. 4Minute's Hyuna was number 2, while IU inched her way to number 6. Hot boy group EXO made it at number 9.

See the full celebrity rankings below:

1. Kim Yuna

2. Hyuna (4Minute)

3. Ryu Hyun Jin (baseball player)

4. Hyosung (Secret)

5. Yoo Byung Eun (infamous tycoon, religious leader, and artist)

6. IU

7. Girl's Day

8. Shin Hae Chul (performer)

9. EXO

10. Clara


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The fun MBC variety show Infinity Challenge was the most-searched television program. It surpassed hot runners up Empress Ki and fan favorite  My Love From Another Star.

Check out the rest of the top ten in the TV department below:

4. Witch Hunt 

5. Abnormal Summit

6. The Return of Superman  

7. Jung Do Jeon

8. Jang Bo Ri is Here! 

9. Running Man 

10. Gag Concert

Are you surprised by the popular searches of the year?