Phil Collins releases his debut solo album, Face Value.
"Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)" goes to #1 on the Hot 100, giving Phil Collins his first solo chart-topper on the tally. He will have six more.
Phil Collins' "Sussudio" - a song about a girl with a funny name - hits #1. It holds the position for one week.
"Separate Lives" by Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin hits #1. The song was written by Stephen Bishop and featured in the movie White Nights.
Phil Collins gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Phil Collins clears up rumors about why he is retiring. Speculation has included health problems, bad reviews, depression and an interest in devoting time to his collection of Alamo memorabilia, but Collins states the real reason: "So I can be a full time father to my two young sons on a daily basis."
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