“Hello from the other side” of 2015!
The citizens of Westeros successfully battled zombies and the residents of Downton Abbey to claim the Iron Throne of most popular TV show, movie fans went to Space in search of a new home, readers fell in love with Christian Grey and Adele no longer had to worry if “after all these years you’d like to meet” up with her music again as “25” quickly become the best selling album of the year in just one week.
As 2015 comes to a close, the Google Play data team crunched the numbers to find the top selling books, films and TV shows of the year.
The results include:
GOOGLE PLAY “THE YEAR IN ENTERTAINMENT” 2015 – U.S. EDITION
Movies of the Year: 1. Interstellar 2. Lucy 3. American Sniper 4. The Interview 5. Kingsman: The Secret Service 6. Big Hero 6 7. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 8. Get Hard 9. Avengers: Age of Ultron 10. Jurassic World
TV Shows of the Year: 1. Game of Thrones 2. The Walking Dead 3. Downton Abbey 4. Fear the Walking Dead 5. Vikings 6. Better Call Saul 7. The Big Bang Theory 8. Rick and Morty 9. Archer 10. American Horror Story
Albums of the Year: 1. 25 from Adele 2. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late from Drake 3. To Pimp A Butterfly from Kendrick Lamar 4. Fifty Shades Of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) from Various Artists 5. Beauty Behind The Madness from The Weeknd 6. Dark Sky Paradise (Deluxe) from Big Sean 7. American Beauty/American Psycho from Fall Out Boy 8. Dreams Worth More Than Money from Meek Mill 9. Compton from Dr. Dre 10. DS2 (Deluxe) from Future
Books of the Year: 1. Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy by E L James 2. Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian by E L James 3. Fifty Shades Darker: Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy by E L James 4. Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy by E L James 5. American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice 6. The Girl on the Train: A Novel by Paula Hawkins 7. Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn 8. The Martian: A Novel by Andy Weir 9. Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle: Fifty Shades of Grey; Fifty Shades Darker; Fifty Shades Freed by E L James 10. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
You can also check out some of Google Play’s favorite apps and games of the year, along with other recommended lists at https://play.google.com/store/info/topic?id=bestof2015