Singer Katherine Jenkins has said she is "incredibly humbled" to be awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours.
The 33-year-old mezzo-soprano has been included in the honours for her contribution to music and her services to charity. The Neath-born star said she shared the award with the organisations with which she has worked.
She said: "I am incredibly humbled to receive this great honour. To accept such an award after only a decade of service to music and charity comes as a wonderful surprise.
"I share this award with the charitable bodies I am so privileged to work with, especially to those brave servicemen and women who risk so much for us all on a daily basis."
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