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Singer and broadcaster Cerys Matthews gets an MBE

Singer and broadcaster Cerys Matthews said she was honoured to land an MBE for her services to music - and said it was more for the records she had played on air, than the ones she had made herself.

The 45 year old said: "I am delighted to receive this honour, and accept it not so much for the music I've made but for the music I've played on my BBC 6 Music show.

Cerys Matthews. Credit: ITV News

"Folk , blues , jazz , traditional music whose authors didn't receive recognition in their lifetimes. I am passionate about sharing music, through writing books, making documentaries and, of course, through the wonder that is radio... and to receive recognition for this is incredible."

Matthews, formerly the singer of Welsh band Catatonia and now a radio and TV presenter, said it was "incredible" to be recognised for her passion for sharing her love of music

Find out who else received an honour from the Queen here

Port Talbot act Bars and Melody finish third in BGT final

Bars and Melody, featuring 13-year-old Leondre Devries from Port Talbot, have finished third in the final of Britain's Got Talent.

In Saturday night's final on ITV, Leondre and his friend Charlie Lenehan again performed the song 'Hope' by Twista ft Faith Evans, with Leondre rapping about bullying, which he experienced when he was younger.

Operatic boy band Collabro won Britain's Got Talent 2014 - with singer Lucy Kay second.

Bars and Melody are the latest Port Talbot act to star on the ITV talent show. Paul Potts won the first series in 2007, and young dancers Nu Sxool and Pre-Skool made the final the last two years.

Watch: Bars and Melody again show that Port Talbot's Got Talent

ITV Wales filmed with Leondre - rapping, and speaking about his experiences of bullying - back in November 2012 - before he went on Britain's Got Talent.

Watch: BGT star Leondre on ITV Wales before he was famous

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Collabro win Britain's Got Talent

Collabro performed the song 'Stars' in the final. Credit: BGT

Musical theatre boy band Collabro are the winners of Britain's Got Talent after they finishing ahead of opera singer Lucky Kay and young rap duo Bars and Melody in tonight's final.

Vocal harmony group Jack Pack finished fourth, illusionist Darcy Oake came fifth and 15-year-old singer James Smith was sixth.

More on the show on the Britain's Got Talent website

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Bars & Melody show Port Talbot's Got Talent again

by James Crichton-Smith

Tomorrow night, it's the final of Britain's Got Talent Series 8 - and, once again, an act from Port Talbot is in the running for glory.

Leondre Devries, 13, is one half of rapping duo Bars and Melody, and the latest in a string of Port Talbot-born stars to make it big.

This report contains pictures from Syco / FremantleMedia

Before he was famous: BGT star Leondre on ITV Wales

13-year-old rapper Leondre Devries from Port Talbot is one half of Bars and Melody - the favourites to win the final of Britain's Got Talent 2014.

Here you can watch him - before he was famous - rapping and speaking to ITV Wales back in November 2012:

He and his brother Joseph were launching a campaign to fight bullying - and Leondre told our Correspondent Carl Edwards: "I just want to use my words and power to target bullying and stop it - that's my target."

Watch: Carl's report featuring Leondre and his brother's bullying campaign

Leondre and his friend Charlie Lenehan, from Bristol, wowed the judges in their first audition on the ITV talent show this year, with Leondre rapping about his experiences of bullying, and earning a golden buzzer from Simon Cowell.

That performance has now been watched 30 million times on YouTube.

Watch: Bars and Melody earn golden buzzer in Britain's Got Talent audition

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