Katherine Jenkins (b.1980)
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Wales’ finest: 15 of the best Welsh musicians
4. Katherine Jenkins (b.1980)
After winning singing competitions in her youth, Jenkins studied at the Royal Academy of Music. She came to wide public attention in 2003 when she sang at Westminster Cathedral in honour of Pope John Paul II's silver jubilee. Since 2004, she has released numerous hit albums. Her albums were named Album of the Year in the Classic BRIT Awards in 2005 and 2006. In 2017 she was named the biggest-selling artist of the past 25 years in the Ultimate Classic FM Chart.