Google announces the list of best performing applications, games, movies, TV shows, and books on Google Play every year, and continuing its tradition, the search giant has now announced its list for 2016.
As before, there are local lists, and then there is a global list. The latter was revealed by Google in a blog post, while readers can visit Google Play in their country to see the lists of Best Apps of 2016 and Best Games of 2016.
On Google Play India, where Pokemon Go was never released officially, the Game of the Year award went to the extremely popular Clash Royale. Prisma received Best App of the Year award by Google in India. Notably, there are several other award categories in the lists for apps and games - and readers can navigate to these links to see the complete lists in their country.
For apps, the additional award categories include Most Innovative, Most Share-Worthy, Most Beautiful, Made in India, Top Trending, Most Entertaining, Best Self-Improvement, and Best Family. As for games, award categories include Most Competitive, Best Indie, Most Exhilarating, and Most Irresistible.
We've covered the Top Trending and Made in India lists here, alongside the top apps, games, songs, movies, books, and TV shows globally.
Top Trending Apps of 2016 in India
- BeautyPlus Me - Perfect Camera
- Voot TV Shows Movies Cartoons
- Google Duo
- Mr Voonik -Online Shopping Men
- Tap Emoji Keyboard
Top Trending Games of 2016 in India
Made in India
- Indian Rail Train PNR Status by Ixigo.com
- Recipe Book
- HealthifyMe Weight Loss Coach
- Myntra Online Shopping App
- Hello English: Learn English
Top Trending Apps of 2016 (Global)
- Face Changer 2
- Lumyer - Photo & Selfie Editor
- Castbox - Podcast Radio Music
- Emoji Keyboard Pro
Top Trending Games of 2016 (Global)
Top 5 Streamed Songs of 2016 (Global)
- 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 (Global)
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- Captain America: Civil War
- Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice
Top 5 TV Shows of 2016 (Global)
Top 5 Books of 2016 (Global)