The celebrity gossip website Celebrity Couples Online has chosen Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as the hottest celebrity couple on the Internet in 2005.
According to a press release, the selection process was based on three statistics; the popularity of individual couple pages on the Celebrity Couples Online website, the popularity of search engine keywords involving both members of a couple, as well as the length of time each celebrity was listed on the Yahoo! Buzz index. [The Yahoo! Buzz index is a listing of the most popular search queries over the course of a given time period.]
Those who visited the Celebrity Couples Online website chose the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie destination page 36 percent of the time. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban followed with 14 percent, with Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston third with 12 percent.
Although Pop-Tart Britney Spears was the most searched celebrity for 2005 according to Yahoo, Pitt and Jolie were still searched more times cumalitively as a couple.
Here is the final list in order of ranking.
1. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
2. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
3. Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston
4. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
5. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman
6. Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson
7. Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon
8. Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz
9. Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz
10.Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore