Google Play’s Best of 2017: Most popular apps, games, music, TV shows

With the year nearly drawing to an end, Google has announced the best and most popular apps, games, music, movies, TV shows, and books in 2017 on the Google Play Store.

Most streamed song:
American rapper and song artist Kendrick Lamar has taken the cake with his song ‘HUMBLE’ displacing English singer, songwriter Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of you’. Lamar’s ‘DNA’ ranks third.

 Most popular movie:

Animated fantasy-adventure film ‘Moana’ found itself in the top spot followed by ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ and ‘Wonder Woman’. All three movies feature the female protagonist in leading roles.

Most popular TV show:
George R.R Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones’ overtook animated science-fiction sitcom ‘Rick and Morty’, and ‘The Walking Dead’ to retain the ‘Iron Throne’

Most downloaded new game:
Nintendo’s classic ‘Super Mario Run’was the most downloaded new game of the year followed by ‘Bubble Witch 3 Saga’.

Best app of 2017:
Socratic – Math Answers & Homework Help

Best game of 2017:
CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars

Top five streamed songs of 2017:

  • HUMBLE. by Kendrick Lamar
  • Shape of You by Ed Sheeran
  • DNA. by Kendrick Lamar
  • Mask Off by Future
  • Body Like A Back Road by Sam Hunt

Top five movies of 2017:

  • Moana
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Wonder Woman (2017)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Doctor Strange

Top five TV shows of 2017:

  • Game of Thrones
  • Rick and Morty
  • The Walking Dead
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Doctor Who

Top five books of 2017:

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  • It by Stephen King
  • The Battlemage by Taran Matharu
  • Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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