Rihanna to perform in Dubai? US megastar to perform in city, says Meydan By Arabian Business staff 02 October 2012 UPDATE: Rihanna in Dubai rumours denied by MeydanUS pop sensation Rihanna is to perform at Dubai's Meydan Racecourse, www.arabianbusiness.com is reporting.Meydan commercial director Mohammad Nasser Al Khayat confirmed that an announcement on the 'Umbrella' star's performance in the emirate was imminent, though the date of the gig has not yet been released. SIMILAR ARTICLES Dubai to Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes? Chaos at Guns N' Roses Dubai show Free outdoor films coming to Dubai Marina More Dubai Jazz Festival 2017 acts announced Meydan, according to Al Khayat, will host a series of high-profile concerts next year. Names such as Madonna, Paul McCartney and Elton John have been rumoured.The venue will host the second Atelier/Festival, featuring US rappers 50 Cent and Nelly, on October 19.See Arabian Business story here.