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2016 draws to a close, and Google has continued its tradition and announced the list of best performing applications, games, movies, TV shows, and books on its Google Play store. Each country has its own award categories, but we’ll refer only to the global lists.

In India, the second country with the country with the highest population in the world, the Game of the Year award went to “Clash Royale”, while the Best App of the Year award went to “Prisma”. The Top Trending App was chosen “BeautyPlus Me – Perfect Camera”, while the “Train Simulator 2016” received the Top Trending Game award.

There were many other award categories for apps, which included Made in India, Most Beautiful, Most Innovative, Most Share-Worthy, Most Entertaining, Best Self-Improvement, and Best Family, while games had additional categories such as Best Indie, Most Competitive, Most Exhilarating, and Most Irresistible.

Here are the winners of the best apps, games, songs, movies, books, and TV shows globally.

Top Trending Apps of 2016:

• Face Changer 2


• Lumyer – Photo & Selfie Editor
• Castbox – Podcast Radio Music
• Emoji Keyboard Pro
• MSQRD

Top Trending Games of 2016:

• Pokémon GO




• Clash Royale
• Traffic Rider
• slither.io
• Dream League Soccer

Top 5 Streamed Songs of 2016:

• Stressed Out, Twenty One Pilots
• Sorry, Justin Bieber
• One Dance (feat. WizKid & Kyla), Drake
• Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya), The Chainsmokers
• Me, Myself & I, G-Eazy

Top 5 Movies of 2016:

• Deadpool


• Star Wars: The Force Awakens
• Zootopia
• Captain America: Civil War
• Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Top 5 TV Shows of 2016:

• Game of Thrones


• The Walking Dead
• The Big Bang Theory
• Mr. Robot
• The Flash

Top 5 Books of 2016:

• Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe by Cullen Bunn
• Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
• The Girl on the Train: A Novel by Paula Hawkins
• The Art of War by Tzu Sun
• Me Before You: A Novel by Jojo Moyes.

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