A Year in UAE’s Search: Google’s Trending Searches of 2015

Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, iPhone 6, and Adele’s Hello, search queries top the 2015 trending list.

Google UAE Search Trends

Google recently announced its 15th annual Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in the United Arab Emirates.

The iPhone 6s and Adele’s Hello topped their respective trending search charts. From movies to movie theaters the UAE was certainly captivated in 2015. Find out more below!

UAE Top Trending Queries

  1. iPhone 6s
  2. Indian Premier League
  3. Fast and Furious 7
  4. Ramadan
  5. Agario
  6. Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  7. Jurassic World
  8. شبيه الريح (Comedy show on Abu Dhabi TV)
  9. رامز واكل الجو (Hidden camera show on MBC)
  10. Copa America

UAE Trending People

  1. Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  2. Andrea Brillantes
  3. Lamar Odom
  4. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  5. Bruce Jenner
  6. Reham Khan
  7. Ronda Rousey
  8. Manny Pacquiao
  9. Adele
  10. نور الشريف (Nour El-Sherif)

UAE Trending Current Events:

  1. Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum death
  2. Nepal Earthquake
  3. Paris Shooting
  4. Charlie Hebdo
  5. A.P.J Abdul Kalam death
  6. وفاة ميرنا المهندس. (Mirna el Mohandes death)
  7. وفاة نور الشريف (Nour El Sherif death)
  8. وفاة سعود الدوسري (Saud al- Dosary death)
  9. عاصفة الحزم (Decisive Storm)
  10. وفاة سمو الأمير سعود الفيصل(Saud Bin Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud death)

UAE Trending Local Brands:

  1. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB)
  2. Souq.com
  3. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
  4. Air Arabia
  5. Dubai Police
  6. Dubizzle
  7. Etihad Airways
  8. National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)
  9. Du
  10. Etisalat

UAE Trending Movies:

  1. Fast and Furious 7
  2. Jurassic World
  3. Spectre
  4. Mission Impossible Rogue Nation
  5. American Sniper
  6. The Martian
  7. Taken 3
  8. Inside Out
  9. Mad Max
  10. Pitch Perfect 2

UAE Trending Music:

  1. Adele- Hello
  2. Ed Sheeran- Thinking Out Loud
  3. Jessie J- Flashlight
  4. Wiz Khalifa- See you Again
  5. Drake- Hotline Bling
  6. Ellie Goulding- Love me like you do
  7. Taylor Swift- Bad Blood
  8. Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson- Uptown Funk
  9. Calvin Harris- How Deep is your Love
  10. Hozier- Take me to Church

UAE Trending Sports and Sports Events:

  1. 2015 Indian Premier League
  2. ICC World Cup 2015
  3. Rugby World Cup 2015
  4. Copa America
  5. Wimbledon 2015
  6. Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight
  7. US Open
  8. French Open
  9. La Liga
  10. Australian Open 2015