We’re roaring toward the finish line for the calendar year and it’s time for folks to start taking a look back. No one likes to reminisce quite like Google, so the company revealed the top content on the Google Play Store for the past 12 months. From the most downloaded apps and games to the top music, movies, TV shows and books, we get a look at all the most popular goods available in Google’s digital storefront for 2014.
The top apps list was mostly dominated by the usual suspects, including Facebook, Pandora and Netlifx, though a couple of surprises did make the cut. Duolingo’s presence on the list shows folks really are interested in expanding their language, while MyFitnessPal’s prominence tells of a society yearning to get fit (in fact, health and fitness was the fastest growing app category this past year).
For games, Candy Crush Saga is still ruining lives, everyone is still addicted to Clash of Clans and Subway Surfers remains a favorite among many. One odd game did make the cut that we didn’t expect, though — Don’t Tap the White Tile, a game whose title notes the challenge itself. You owe it to yourself to find out why so many people have found themselves addicted to this game.
Elsewhere, Frozen and The Walking Dead topped video content with folks falling back in love with Toy Story, while Katy Perry and Iggy Azalea were the top artists in music. There’s a lot more to take in so be sure to take a look at the full infographic over at Google’s blog.