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headliner

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheadlinerhead‧lin‧er /ˈhedlaɪnə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 the main performer or band in a concert
Examples from the Corpus
headlinerDavid had come to the United States as a headliner.The eventual headliners, believe it or not, were Mud.Meadowbrook I knew all about, a steady ensemble man but no headliner.It feels good to be the headliner.As often seems the case these days, the opening acts are of more interest than the headliner.
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