Katherine Jenkins collects OBE at Buckingham Palace

14 March 2014, 12:49

The Welsh singer posted a video saying she was 'quite nervous' as she made her way to the Palace this morning.

Katherine recorded a special message to her fans ahead of today's ceremony: "Morning everyone! We're in the car, on the way to Buckingham Palace to get my OBE which is very exciting… I'm also quite nervous!"

On our way to the palace... Keeping it all British - Dress by Preen. Hat by the truly amazing Philip Treacy & purse by Anya Hindmarch #OBE

— Kath Jenkins (@KathJenkins) March 14, 2014

She was awarded the OBE for services to music and charity work, celebrating her ten years in the music industry, and her fundraising efforts. She flew to Camp Bastion in Afganistan to meet troops and perform two special concerts, and also raised more than £25,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by running the London Marathon.

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