Singer Phil Collins can be seen in the third official trailer preforming his famous single "In The Air Tonight", Which incidentally was featured in the plot of "Miami Vice". Collins is the first real-life celebrity to appear in person in the Grand Theft Auto series. Most celebrities have been spoofs of themselves while others were only mentioned and/or credited in-game for their songs.
Phil Collins was introduced to Vic in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories by Reni. The three Missions, "Kill Phil part 1&2" and "In the Air Tonight" sees Vic trying to protect him from Assassins that try to murder him.