top billing


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top billing

1. The placement of the name of the main star, performer, or other headliner at the top of a film or theatrical poster or playbill or other promotional material. I'm keeping this poster because this is the first time I've gotten top billing!
2. By extension, a position of prominence or primary recognition. You did the most work on this report, so you should get top billing.
See also: billing, top
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Leading model Eva Padberg and the new sports coupe CLC will share top billing for the second Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin at the end of this month.
Of the top ten most disastrous clothes in fashion history, the velour tracksuit was given top billing, closely followed by shellsuits, puffball skirts and hot pants.
Kenny Barron's bassist gets to take top billing and adds one of the finest modern drummers to make a hardswinging trio.
The latest revenue figures for individual radio stations show the 100 top billing radio stations in the United States collectively brought in nearly $3.25 billion in 2003.
Farrell returns to Ireland and gets top billing in this movie.
Yes, every area of the college would like top billing, but concessions must be made to facilitate navigation.
McCullough, still waiting for an opponent, will share top billing with British welterweight champion Neil Sinclair - who also has world title ambitions.
In addition to its top billing among nonprofit management schools, Harvard's graduate-level public affairs program shared top billing with Syracuse University's program.
Last October saw the release of Decca's Rinaldo, with Daniels sharing top billing with Cecilia Bartoli.
Top billing in the entertainment business has always existed, since the New York Latin music industry was born, back in 1930.
Under terms of the deal, NSPI will continue to receive top billing as the show's sponsor and the show will be known as "NSPI International Pool & Spa Expo."
Topics unthought of a half century ago now get top billing. Finally, there is presently less agreement about periodization, how to reconcile continuity and change.