Latest top searches in UAE revealed by Google (For 2017)

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So now, the giant search engine has revealed the topics in which people of UAE are most interested in. This compilation of search topics is really stimulating under different categories. Let us take a look at the most trending searches of the year 2017.


  1. Indian Premier League 2017
  2. iPhone 8
  3. Dangal
  4. Ramadan
  5. Bitcoin
  6. Louvre Abu Dhabi
  7. Despacito
  8. Diwali
  9. Fidget Spinner
  10. VAT in the UAE


  1. Logan Paul
  2. Gal Gadot
  3. Bhavana
  4. Philippe Coutinho
  5. Harvey Weinstein
  6. Shuaib Rashed
  7. Chester Bennington
  8. Wafa Al Kilani
  9. Jake Paul
  10. Floyd Mayweather


Over the year, the most searched topics found were the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 and iPhone 8. However, third and fourth positions are secured by the Indian movie Dangal and the holy month of Ramadan. Afterwards, hottest topic is bitcoin that grabbed the interest of UAE people while among the list of people, American YouTuber Long Paul and Gal Gadot are the most searched personalities.



  1. Gitex
  2. Dubai Fitness Challenge
  3. UAE National Day
  4. Sole DXB
  5. Dubai Motor Show
  6. Dubai Airshow
  7. Justin Bieber Dubai
  8. VIDXB
  9. Creamfields Abu Dhabi
  10. Gulfood



  1. India VS Pakistan
  2. India VS England live
  3. Mayweather VS McGregor
  4. US Open 2017 Tennis
  5. Fiba Asia Cup 2017
  6. India VS Bangladesh
  7. ICC Champions
  9. India VS South Africa
  10. Real Madrid VS Juventus


Furthermore, people in UAE found more interested in the biggest tech event of Gitex and Dubai Fitness challenge followed by UAE national day. Under the sport event, spirits of people are reflected through their searches and India vs. Pakistan is top most searched topic.



  1. Louvre Abu Dhabi
  2. La Mer Dubai
  3. Roxy CInema Dubai
  4. Legoland Dubai
  5. IMG Dubai
  6. La Perle Dubai
  7. Dubai Safari
  8. Dubai Parks
  9. Dubai Opera
  10. Global Village


  1. Qatar
  2. Ali Abdallah Saleh
  3. Hurrican Irma
  4. Jerusalem
  5. Miss World 2017
  6. Oscars 2017
  7. North Korea
  8. Catalonia
  9. Earthquake in Dubai
  10. World Cup 2018

For local destinations, Louvre Abu Dhabi made to the top while newly opened La Mer Dubai and Roxy cinema Dubai are second and third in the list correspondingly .In the news aspect, people found much curious as Qatar is featured as the most searched term followed by Ali Abdallah Saleh, Hurricane Irma, Jerusalem and Miss World 2017.



  1. Kapil Show 2017
  2. 13 Reasons Why
  3. Game of Thrones Season 7
  4. Koffee with Karan Season 5
  5. Ramez Taht Al Ard
  6. Khams Banat
  7. Zekrayat La Tamoot
  8. Dahaleez Al Zalam
  9. Gharabeeb Sood
  10. Ala Ad El Hal


  1. Bahubali 2
  2. Fast and Furious 8
  3. Wonder Woman
  4. Beauty and The Beast
  5. Justice League
  6. Raees
  7. Logan
  8. Dunkirk
  9. Jolly llb 2
  10. Half Girlfriend

Moreover, when it comes to shows and categories of films, the Indian Comedy show captured the attention of UAE people at most followed by the 13 reasons why and the famous HBO show game of thrones. However, Bahubali 2 and fast and furious 8 captured the interest of people and made it to the top searched movies respectively. In this entertainment aspect, influence of Indian industry is quite visible in the region.

So these are the highlights for the top trending topics under the specific categories of people, events, destinations, movies and news which really attained the attention of UAE people. This compilation also showed the greatest spike in terms of traffic which is comparatively greater than 2016. This data is generated by viewing the analysis of trillion searches and queries made by the people this year via Google. Further, this list got filtered to reflect the exact results of 2017 searches.


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