Rap genius has been blacklisted by Google for attempting to boost its search ratings through a Justin Bieber back link hack

Google banishes Rap Genius from search results after Justin Bieber 'link scheme'

In the latest display of its power over the Internet, Google has all but deleted Rap Genius by blacklisting the popular lyrics site for trying to boost its search rankings using Justin Bieber links

Justin Bieber announces his retirement from music on Twitter - and this time it's 'official'

The pop star told 47 million beliebers he was 'officially' retiring

Dashed hopes: Justin Bieber was 'just messing around' and will not be retiring

Justin Bieber isn't retiring from music after all

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Beyoncé is the most searched for celebrity on the internet. Find out who else appears in the Top 10, compiled by Bing.

Beyoncé beats Kim Kardashian as Bing's most searched for celebrity in 2013

The singer beats Miley, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian to be named the highest ranking star on the internet

Who is the biggest celebrity fan of the selfie?

We’ve all got a friend who is a bit too fond of taking selfies as a part of their daily routine. But some celebrities are no better. As 'selfie' beat 'twerk' to be named word of 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries, here are some of the worst selfie offenders:

Beth Reeks, influential teenager

Page 3 Profile: Beth Reeks, influential teenager

Who’s this girl? Another one of those tweeters no doubt?

Justin Bieber, here performing live in September 2013, left the stage early in Buenos Aires on Sunday

Justin Bieber leaves Buenos Aires concert early blaming food poisoning

The pop star tweeted a picture of himself lying in hospital with an IV drip

The News Matrix: Tuesday 12 November 2013

Blunkett angered by press hacking

Katy Perry's album declared a biohazard in Australia due to seed giveaway

The singer's number one album Prism risks damaging delicate ecology

Elton John played on the Queens of the Stone Age's new record

Sir Elton John hits out at The Voice 'nonentities' and says he wouldn't want to be Justin Bieber

Sir Elton John has accused BBC1 talent show The Voice of producing "nonentities".

Chelsea and Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton joins the 'selfie' Instagram revolution

As the self-shot snap jumps species from teens and pop moppets to world-leaders-in-waiting, Matthew Bell salutes its unstoppable rise

Nicki Minaj will perform at the Billboard Awards

Nicki Minaj, Chris Brownn and Lil Wayne to perform at Billboard awards

Nicki Minaj and her mentor, Lil Wayne, will join forces for a performance at the Billboard Music Awards, to be presented 19 May in Las Vegas.

Three Norwegian Bieber fans 'convert to Islam' in spoof comedy show on TVNorge to win tickets to the pop star's Oslo show

Justin Bieber fans 'convert to Islam' to win concert tickets on Norwegian TV

Just how far would a Belieber go to win tickets to see their idol? This was the premise of a spoof TV show which challenged Justin Bieber’s Norwegian fans to convert to Islam.

If this is Justin Bieber 'raising awareness' about Anne Frank and the Holocaust, perhaps he shouldn't

Celebrities 'raising awareness' is not an end in itself. Beyond that there has to be 'creating understanding' – and that’s before we even get to 'taking action'

Justin Bieber hoped 'great girl' Anne Frank 'would have been a Belieber'

The 19-year-old singer and his entourage are said to have paid a visit to Amsterdam’s Anne Frank House on Friday night

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