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Phil Collins Honored For Philanthropy

Phil Collins Honored For PhilanthropyThe pop singer was named the 1997 MusicCares Person of the Year for his philanthropy, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced.

Phil Collins participates in The Prince's Trust concert, which donates to charities for children and the homeless, academy President Michael Greene said Tuesday. Collins also regularly donates portions of money he makes from concerts to shelters and homeless charities.

Collins, a seven-time Grammy winner, will be honored during a tribute in New York during the week of the Grammy Awards in February.

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