Synonyms of 'limelight'
publicityDictionary, recognition, fame
He has been thrust into the limelight with a high-profile job.
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If you achieve fame, you become very well-known.
At the height of his fame, his every word was valued.
When the news media and the public show a lot of interest in something, you can say that it is receiving publicity.
The case has generated enormous publicity.
Thesaurus for limelight from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone is in the limelight , a lot of attention is being paid to them, because they are famous or because they have done something very unusual or exciting .