New Year Honours: Katherine Jenkins 'humbled' by OBE
31 December 2013 Last updated at 14:13 GMT
Singer Katherine Jenkins said she is "incredibly humbled" to become an OBE in the New Year Honours for her services to music and charity.
Other Welsh awards include Welsh assembly Presiding Officer Rosemary Butler, who is made a Dame.
Gavin and Stacey comedy writer and actress Ruth Jones described her MBE as "proper tidy".
BBC Wales arts and media correspondent Huw Thomas reports.