Phil Collins, 'No Jacket Required' (1985)
These days, you're probably more likely to hear people (maybe rightly) make fun of "Sussudio" than to hear someone actually play it, so it might be hard to recall that the song topped the American charts back in '85. In fact, it might be difficult to fathom that a balding-yet-mulleted English dude in his mid-30s could be one of the biggest pop stars in the world, but that's what Phil Collins was, especially after the release of his third solo album. Thanks to its ear-wormy synth-driven hits like "One More Night" and "Don't Lose My Number," the LP went to No. 1 in multiple countries, making it the most successful of Collins' long career, selling over 25 million copies. Collins followed up No Jacket Required with an Oscar-nominated duet with Marilyn Martin, "Separate Lives," from the White Nights soundtrack and famed sets at both the English and American Live Aid concerts, which were both held on July 13th, 1985.