film (esp. BrE), movie (esp. AmE), TV
pop, rock
major-league, NBA, NFL (all AmE)
global, Hollywood, international
achieve, rise to, rocket to, shoot to
rocket sb to, shoot sb to

Her number one single shot her to stardom.

be destined for, be tipped for (BrE)

This young tennis player is being tipped for stardom.

be groomed for

He was groomed for stardom by his father.

be on the brink of stardom, be on the verge of stardom

The band was on the brink of rock stardom.

sb's rise to stardom

her meteoric rise to stardom

the road to stardom

He set out on the lonely road to stardom early in life.

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