From rappers to reality stars…

Dubai is the mini-break and stopover favourite for the world’s rich and famous.

With so many A-listers (and B, C and D-listers) visiting the glittering emirate every day, it can be hard to keep track of who was spotted where.

So in case you were wondering who to keep an eye out for at The Dubai Mall, we’ve put together a list of some of the famous faces spotted in Dubai and the UAE this week…



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Between performances in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, American rapper Tyga has been making time to sample some of the city’s top restaurants, including paying a visit to DFIC steakhouse, Beefbar.

Montana Brown

On a flying visit to Dubai, Love Island alum Montana Brown was sure to update her followers on her adventures in Dubai. As well as heading to brunch at Candypants, she shared sun-soaked selfies at the Burj Al Arab.

Martin Garrix


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One of a number of top-class DJs in town to perform at BAO festival over the weekend, Martin Garrix made time to do what most tourists like to do in Dubai, head out on a yacht. His however, was a huge, three storey super yacht, with the world number one DJ sharing GoPro footage of the expansive vessel, with the caption ‘Cheers’ on Instagram.

Joey Essex


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very very secret party #dubai

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Former The Only Way Is Essex star Joey Essex has been enjoying an extended holiday in Dubai, and living the high life while he’s been here. As well as attending F1 last weekend, he’s been spied partying at some of the city’s top spots including Blue Marlin and newly opened Secret Room, from where he posted this photo at a ‘very very secret party’ – naturally.

O.T Genasis


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I decided to go swimming wit Sharks ? for the first time..It’s lit

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Also between performances in Dubai is American star O.T Genasis. The Coco hitmaker has performed at clubs including BOA and White Dubai, but also made time to tick some things off his bucket list – including swimming with sharks for the first time.

Like Mike


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Birthday boy ??

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Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike were also among some huge names headlining BAO festival this weekend. And as well as performing at the huge festival, Like Mike (real name Michael Thivaios), also celebrated his birthday while in the Emirate, posting his first insta snap with the stunning Dubai Marina backdrop.

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