Singer Emeli Sande receives MBE at Buckingham Palace
The music star, from Aberdeenshire, was given the honour for her services to music.
Emeli Sande has received an MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
The honour was granted in recognition of her services to music as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Sande, from Alford in Aberdeenshire, began her career in 2009 and has topped the UK charts twice.
The 30-year-old was named Brit Awards Critics' Choice winner for 2012 and in the same year performed at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London.
She has also taken part in charity singles such as Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014), recorded to raise funds for the Ebola crisis in west Africa, and Bridge Over Troubled Water in response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.