Yet the presence of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith as headlining cohosts was more puzzling.
The Scott brothers are currently headlining three shows, all of them with stellar ratings.
Albert spent three years on the road, headlining in small clubs and opening for rock stars like Neil Diamond in larger halls.
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.