Daybreak host Aled Jones 'deeply honoured' by MBE

Daybreak presenter Aled Jones said he was "deeply honoured"

Daybreak presenter Aled Jones has said he was "delighted" and "deeply honoured" to be awarded an MBE for services to music and broadcasting.

The former choirboy and father of two said: "I've been really lucky to have worked with amazing people during my time in the music and TV industry, and now have the privilege to wake the nation up on Daybreak every morning."

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