Did you spot these international celebs in Dubai in 2017?

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Did you spot these international celebs in Dubai in 2017?

While some love splashing pictures on social media, few prefer to stay low key

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Published: Thu 14 Dec 2017, 12:21 PM

Last updated: Thu 14 Dec 2017, 5:47 PM

With its luxury quotient, the tag of a fashion hub and the attractions it offers, Dubai is unsurprisingly a preferred destination among international celebrities to take a mini-break.
While many just sneak into the city for a stop-over without sharing their adventures, there are few who splash their social media pages with pictures in Dubai. If you keep an eye out at the buzzing night hotspots, cafes, luxury brand outlets, you can catch a glimpse of your favourite celebrity.
We've put together a list of A-list celebrities who made an appearance in the open, much to the surprise of their fans. 

1. Rihanna 

International singer Rihanna was spotted in February this year at the Caribbean eatery Miss Lily's at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road. 

2. Leonardo DiCaprio 

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was in Dubai in February and paid a visit to The Sustainable City in Dubai. A picture of this secret visit was shared on Facebook by a resident and later tweeted out.
We also reported about Leo visiting the famous Dubai chef and butcher Nusret Gokce's restaurant to witness his trademark style of sprinkling salt over food.
2017 Oscar adayi sensin dedi#saltbae #saltlife #salt @leonardodicaprio
A post shared by Nusr_et#Saltbae (@nusr_et) on

3. Jeniffer Lopez

In Dubai for her performance at Autism Rocks Arena, American superstar Jennifer Lopez was spotted dining with her boyfriend A-Rod. They were served by the world-famous chef Nobu Matsuhisa of Nobu restaurants.
With the great Chef Nobu Matsuhisa in Dubai!
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4. Imagine Dragons

US-based indie rock band Imagine Dragons were in Dubai in 2017 to shoot the music video of their single 'Thunder'. The song is extensively shot in Dubai Design District and then takes us on a journey around Sheikh Zayed Road, a walk around Dubai Marina, the Gold Souq in Old Dubai, City Walk in Jumeirah and one of the footbridges on the Dubai Canal. 
The band put out a making video on YouTube. 

5. Gwen Stefani

American pop star Gwen Stefani was in Dubai at the opening of the brand new Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Dubai early this month. During her trip, she explored the deserts of Dubai and posted a picture on her Instagram page.
#dubai @renhotels #adventure #culture ???? #desert gx
A post shared by Gwen Stefani (@gwenstefani) on

6. Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian was here in Dubai to teach a master class in makeup alongside celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic. 
Shoppers at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates were stunned to spot her at the Givenchy store. She was accompanied by fellow 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star Scott Disick. Watch the videos by following this link.

7. Mariah Carey 

Mariah Carey made her appearance in Dubai in February this year as she landed in Dubai ahead of Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival concert at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. The award-winning artist decided to immerse herself in a cultural excursion starting with a visit at the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa. Arriving in a red Bentley, she posed in front of the Burj Khalifa with boyfriend Bryan Tanaka.

8. Bella Hadid

Supermodel Bella Hadid visited Dubai for the second time in 2017. During her visit, she was spotted spending some time at The Dubai Mall and also pumping some adrenaline by jumping out of the plane at Skydive Dubai.
I'm Back ??????
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I'll pick you up tonight @ sunset
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9. Anthony Joshua 

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua was part of the weekend carnival of Dubai Fitness Challenge in November.
If you love swimming in Dubai's waters, you could have spotted him as he posted a picture,  fresh out of swi the , next to the Burj Al Arab.
A post shared by Anthony Joshua (@anthony_joshua) on

10. Rajnikanth

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest events of the year was the audio launch of Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0. 
The stars of the film, who stayed at the Burj Al Arab made a grand entry at the press conference in a helicopter. The media and fan frenzy around the event was nothing compared to the ones International artists receive. 
?And we are off for the #2Point0PressMeet! See you on the other side shortly. #2point0 ?
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