Google has unveiled its Year in Search 2019, spotlighting the list of searches that marked a trend during the year. Karol G managed to make it one of the lists thanks to her Nicki Minaj-assisted track “Tusa,” released in November.
Latinos in the U.S. were curious to know the meaning of the word “tusa,” which ultimately landed the term “Que es Tusa?” in the Google searches in Spanish Top 10 list at No. 10. Other popular search terms that Latinos in the U.S. looked for this year include the meaning of polygamy, meningitis, life imprisonment, and pansexual.
For those still curious, Karol G previously told Billboard that “Tusa” is Colombian slang for heartache. In the catchy bop, the Colombian artist sings about a girl who thinks she’s over her ex but gets really sad whenever she hears the song that reminds her of him. Nicki’s rap verses, on the other hand, assures the ex that it’s his loss and now she’s moved on.
“Tusa” debuted at No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs chart dated November 23, marking Nicki’s first No. 1 on any Latin chart. It’s also the first song by a female Latin act to debut at No. 1 in three years since Shakira’s “Chantaje” featuring Maluma opened at No. 1 on chart dated Nov. 19, 2016.
Chiquis Rivera also nabbed a spot on the Google Year in Seach 2019 landing at No. 5 on the wedding list, following Miranda Lambert at No. 1, Jennifer Lawrence at No. 2, Justin Bieber at No. 3 and Miley Cyrus at No. 4.
The annual lists, according to an official statement, define the billions of searches in news, politics, cinema, entertainment, sports and more. See the complete Google’s Year in Search 2019 lists here.