Google Announces its Best Apps, Movies and Music for the Year 2014


Google has announced its best stuff of the year 2014 list on Google play, in terms of most downloaded content.

The list comprises of best app, games, books, movies etc which is very similar to Apple’s best of 2014 list, as per International Business Times. Apple’s list is based on the editorial decisions whereas Google’s list is based on the total number of downloads in each category.

‘Frozen’ was the most popular film of the year, ‘The Walking Dead’ most popular television show, ‘Toy Story’ as the top comeback movie and ‘Fancy’ Iggy Azalea’s song was at the top, according to the official blog.

‘Candy Crush’ was the most downloaded game and ‘Health and Fitness’ the fastest growing app category in 2014, according to International Business Times.

Here is the top best list from Google:

Most Downloaded Apps by Category


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  • Education – Duolingo
  • Social – Facebook
  • Health & Fitness – MyFitnessPal
  • Entertainment – Netflix
  • Music -Pandora
  • Sports – NFL Mobile
  • Photography – Flipagram
  • Travel – TripAdvisor

Top Downloaded Games


  • Candy Crush Saga
  • Don’t Tap The White Tile
  • Farm Heroes Saga
  • Subway Surfers
  • Clash of Clans

News Sources of the Year


  • The New York Times
  • TMZ
  • Forbes Now
  • The Verge
  • The Huffington Post
  • The Daily Beast
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Gizmodo
  • Android Central

Books of the Year


  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Divergent
  • Twelve Years a Slave
  • Insurgent