83rd Annual Academy Awards: Yahoo! Search 'Projections'

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are set to air on Sunday February 27th. According to Yahoo! search data, Black Swan reigns supreme and the web is buzzing about co-host Anne Hathaway.According to Yahoo! web is excited about Hollywood's big show:Searches for "when are the Oscars" are spiking on Yahoo!Searches on Yahoo! for "Oscars 2011" are […]

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are set to air on Sunday February 27th. According to Yahoo! search data, Black Swan reigns supreme and the web is buzzing about co-host Anne Hathaway.

According to Yahoo! web is excited about Hollywood's big show:

  • Searches for "when are the Oscars" are spiking on Yahoo!
  • Searches on Yahoo! for "Oscars 2011" are up 1403%
  • Oscar ballots are spiking on Yahoo! up 38%
  • Searches for award show are split between males and females
  • States Searching for "Oscars" the most: California, Illinois, Texas, Washington and New Jersey
  • Definitely for the older crowd: those under 24 only make up 16% of searches for "Oscars"

Yahoo! top searched nominated films:

  1. Black Swan
  2. True Grit
  3. 127 hours
  4. The Kids Are Alright
  5. Inception
  6. The Fighter
  7. Toy Story 3

Yahoo! top searched nominated actresses:

  1. Natalie Portman
  2. Nicole Kidman
  3. Jennifer Lawrence
  4. Annette Bening

Yahoo top searched nominated actors:

  1. Javier Bardem
  2. James Franco
  3. Colin Firth
  4. Jeff Bridges

Yahoo! top searched Oscar hosts:

  1. Anne Hathaway
  2. Ellen DeGeneres
  3. James Franco
  4. Alec Baldwin
  5. Hugh Jackman
  6. Whoopi Goldberg
  7. Jon Stewart
  8. Chris Rock
  9. Steve Martin

Hostess with the Most --

  • Yahoo! users searched for Oscar co-host Anne Hathaway more than all of the "Best Actress" nominees.

You can check out Yahoo! Movies' coverage complete with predictions, nominees, polls, photos and more: here.

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