Britney Spears has been named the most searched name on internet search engine Yahoo! in 2006 - the fifth time she's topped the annual list in the last six years.
Female celebrities feature heavily in Yahoo!'s top ten - Shakira takes third spot, beating out competition from Jessica Simpson and Paris Hilton, who place fourth and fifth respectively.
American wrestling TV network WWE is the second most searched for item on Yahoo!.
Yahoo! spokesperson CATHI EARLY says, "Why she keeps ranking top... is beyond me."
The tragic death of Steve Irwin in September (06) was the most searched for new item.