Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951), is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and actor. He gained fame as both the drummer and lead singer for the rock band Genesis, and he also gained worldwide fame as a solo artist.

Collins is one of the most successful songwriters and performers of all time, singing the lead vocals on dozens of hit albums and singles in the UK and the US between 1976 and 2010, either as a solo artist or with Genesis. His solo singles, sometimes dealing with lost love and often featuring his distinctive gated reverb drum sound, ranged from the atmospheric "In the Air Tonight", dance-rock of "Sussudio", piano-driven power ballad "Against All Odds", to the political and religious connotations of "Another Day in Paradise". Collins has been described by AllMusic as "one of the most successful… Read all

Phil Collins

Real name
Phillip David Charles Collins
Official homepage

Area Chiswick [GB]
Activity period Birth: Jan 30 1951 (Hounslow [GB] )
Member of Brand X, Genesis (from 2006 to 2007), Freehold, Hickory, Flaming Youth
Related artists
Father of Simon Collins, Nicolas Collins, Lily Collins, Joely Bertorelli
Son of Winifred M. "June" Strange, Greville Philip Austin Collins
Married with Orianne Cevey (from 1999 to Aug 17 2008), Jill Tavelman (from 1984 to 1996), Andrea Bertorelli (from 1975 to 1980)
Profiles and other sources
Official homepage
Wikipedia (EN)
Wikipedia (IT) Collins