The Scott brothers are currently headlining three shows, all of them with stellar ratings.
Yet the presence of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith as headlining cohosts was more puzzling.
Albert spent three years on the road, headlining in small clubs and opening for rock stars like Neil Diamond in larger halls.
Basically we came back and we were packing out venues and we were headlining over all the bands.
His potential 2012 rival Sarah Palin made a much-talked about stop there in September headlining a dinner for the Iowa GOP.
We have Maya Rudolph, rather than, say, Tina Fey, headlining an attempt to revive the television variety show.
Rumsfeld will be headlining a CPAC jaunt to Sarah Palin country in July, floating on a weeklong cruise through Alaska.
1670s, from head (n.) in sense "heading of a book or chapter" (c.1200) + line (n.). Originally a printers' term for the line at the top of a page containing the title and page number; used of newspapers from 1890, and transferred unthinkingly to broadcast media. Headlinese "language peculiar to headlines" is from 1927. Headlines "important news" is from 1908.