Bonnie Tyler, 71, is awarded an MBE for services to music trends now
Welsh rock singer Bonnie Tyler received her MBE for services to music from William, Prince Wales at Windsor Castle on Wednesday.
Tyler, 71, best known for her 1983 smash hit Total Eclipse Of The Heart, said receiving an MBE showed that "anyone from any background can become a success".
Receiving the honour for a career spanning five decades, she added: 'I'm just a girl from a small town in Wales who just loves to sing. So to be recognised for that in this way is very significant to me and my family and friends.'
A total eclipse of one's heart: Welsh rock singer Bonnie Tyler received her MBE for services to music from William, Prince Wales at Windsor Castle on Wednesday
The Welsh singer was given her honour in the Queen's Birthday Honours list last year alongside actress Pauline Quirke, who is known for her role as Sharon Theodopolopodous on the hit comedy Birds Of A Feather.
Quirke, 63, starred on the show