Singing star Adele has been honoured at Buckingham Palace, being made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Prince Charles yesterday.
Following the ceremony, the 25-year-old now holds the title Miss Adele Adkins MBE, which stands for member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Adele released a statement after being awarded the honour, saying: "It was an honour to be recognised and a very proud moment to be awarded alongside such wonderful and inspirational people. Very posh indeed."
The soul diva has become a worldwide star since her debut album topped the charts in 2008, receiving an Academy Award last year for performing the title song in the latest James Bond film, Skyfall.
Adele has recovered from throat problems that jeopardised her singing voice two years ago and won a record six Grammy awards in 2012.
She is rumoured to be planning the release of her third studio album sometime next year but has been busy being a mum after giving birth to her son Angelo with partner Simon Konecki in October last year.