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Phil Collins Blasts Prenups As 'Unethical'

The multimillionaire musician famously paid his previous wife Orianne, the mother of his two sons, $46 million (£33 million) when they divorced in 2008. Phil was also previously married to Andrea Bertorelli and Jill Tavelman,...

Steve Hackett Plotting Genesis Reunion

Steve Hackett is in talks with his Genesis band mate Peter Gabriel to reunite the legendary prog rock band. The 67-year-old guitarist - who was in the 'Invisible Touch' group from 1971 to 1977 -...

Steve Hackett Working On Full Genesis Reunion

Encouraged by Phil Collins' upcoming concert comeback, the guitarist has revealed he's chatting to the group's original singer Peter Gabriel about a possible get-together. Hackett, who was in the band from 1971...

Lily Collins Pens Letter To Father Phil Forgiving Him For His Mistakes

The 27-year-old actress is one of former Genesis star Phil's five children, by three different wives. Lily has penned a debut book entitled Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me, in which she tackles her...

Phil Collins' London Comeback Sells Out

The former Genesis star will return to the stage in London in June (17) and the demand for tickets has been so great, all five of his shows in the British capital have...

Phil Collins' Ex-wife Readying Lawsuit For Libel

The former Genesis star got candid as he revealed all about the highs and lows in his personal and professional lives in his memoir, Not Dead Yet, which was released in October (16)....

Phil Collins: 'I'm Relieved I'm Not An Alcoholic'

The former Genesis star gave up booze for three years after learning his heavy drinking was slowly killing him. "If I had carried on drinking, my organs would have started shutting down,"...

Phil Collins Regrets Cheating On Second Wife

The Genesis frontman wed Jill Tavelman in 1984, but the relationship crumbled in the 1990s after he was caught having an affair. His infidelity led to the couple divorcing in 1996, seven years...

Phil Collins: 'I Wouldn't Rule Out Future Genesis Reunion'

The star joined Genesis in 1970 and became their frontman and drummer after the 1975 departure of singer Peter Gabriel. The group went on to achieve huge success worldwide before Collins quit in...

Phil Collins Vows To Perform Drums On 2017 Tour

Phil Collins wants to perform 'In The Air Tonight' on drums despite suffering with crippling back pain. The 65-year-old singer - who first found fame as the drummer and then frontman of Genesis - is...

Phil Collins Honouring Late Dad With Bench Plaque

The Genesis legend reveals Greville Collins was cremated after his passing, but due to a miscommunication between the rocker's older brother Clive and his mother June, his remains were never collected. Phil...

Phil Collins' Fans Anger As Comeback Tour Tickets Sell Out In Seconds

The rock veteran, 65, who has not toured in 10 years and in 2011 announced he had quit music due to ill health, will play a five night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall in...

Doctor's Will Comment Was Turning Point In Phil Collins' Alcohol Battle

The Genesis legend went public with his secret booze battle in 2014, 18 months after overcoming his drinking problem, and in his new autobiography, Not Dead Yet: The Memoir, Phil blames the boredom...

Phil Collins Would Have Quit Genesis To Join The Who

The 65-year-old rocker joined Genesis in 1970 and became their frontman and drummer after the 1975 departure of singer Peter Gabriel, but despite the band's continued success in the late 1970s and early...

Phil Collins Still Upset With Paul Mccartney Over Buckingham Palace Snub

The former Genesis frontman admits he stopped being a fan of the ex-Beatle upon meeting Sir Paul and his then-wife Heather Mills during a celebration marking the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II....

Phil Collins Eyeing British Summer Festivals For Big Comeback Shows - Report

The rocker played his last official solo shows almost 15 years ago after back issues, tinnitus and arm pain forced him into retirement from playing live in 2002. He toured with Genesis...

Phil Collins To Return To The Stage For U.s. Open Performance

The former Genesis star, who last year (15) announced the end of his retirement, has been booked to perform on 29 August (16). According to reports, Collins will sing just one song,...

Phil Collins To Get Candid And Honest In New Autobiography

The former child star and Genesis frontman, who is preparing for his first live shows in six years, will publish his autobiography in October (16). Poking fun at the many death hoaxes...

Phil Collins' Ex-wife Battles Second Husband Over House Sale

Orianne Cevey, who recently reconciled with Phil, 65, has accused investment banker Charles Fouad Mejjati of fraud. It is alleged the money man coerced her to sign a marital settlement that gave...

Phil Collins Announces First Official Gig In Six Years

He'll perform "unplugged" at the Jackie Gleason Theater on 11 March (16), according to multiple reports. The gig is a benefit for the Little Dreams Foundation, which the former Genesis frontman founded...

Phil Collins: 'I Was Annoying - I Know!'

The British performer is an accomplished singer and drummer, boasting a successful solo career as well as fronting band Genesis. During a chat with Entertainment Weekly, Phil was reminded of his constant presence throughout the...

Phil Collins To Remarry Third Ex-wife 'One Day'

Earlier this month (Feb16), the former Genesis star revealed he had reconciled with Orianne, the mother of his two sons, who he divorced in 2008. "I'm actually back with my third wife,"...

Phil Collins' Ex-wife Begins Divorce Proceedings

The former Genesis star recently revealed he had reconciled with his third wife Orianne Cevey, the mother of his two sons, who he divorced in 2008, telling Billboard.com, "I'm actually back with my...

Phil Collins Grateful Adele Didn't Slay Him In The Press

The former Genesis star was one of the people the Hello singer turned to when she was making a start on the album that would become 25, but after sending him some music to work...

Phil Collins Fractured Foot In Post-surgery Fall

The former Genesis star cancelled a number of engagements in October (15) after he was admitted to hospital for surgery, and he has now revealed the operation was to treat trapped nerves which...

Sting And Peter Gabriel To Embark On Joint Tour

The Police frontman embarked on a joint world tour with Paul Simon between February, 2014 and April, 2015, and he has now organised a similar trek of North America with former Genesis star...

Phil Collins Brands Jim Carrey Arrogant And Annoying

The former Genesis star admits he is irrationally irritated by the Dumb and Dumber actor and can not bear to watch him onscreen because Jim's full-on personality infuriates him. Phil told British...

Jason Bonham Honoured To Be Part Of Phil Collins' Comeback

Health issues have prompted the Against All Odds singer to step away from the drumkit and he has drafted in rocker Jason to take his place. "We got together for three weeks...

Phil Collins Petition Scrapped

The drive to prevent the former Genesis star from making a return to music after an absence of four years was launched last week (ends08Nov15), with organisers urging music lovers to add their...

Petition Aims To Stop Phil Collins' Comeback

The former Genesis star stepped away from the spotlight in 2011, insisting he was giving up his career to spend more time with his family. Phil's retirement did not last long as...

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