Adele To Receive MBE From Queen After Birthday Honours List For 2013 Is Unveiled

15 June 2013, 08:44 | Updated: 15 June 2013, 08:46

The '21' singer will be recognised for her contributions to the music industry by being given an award by the Queen.

Adele is set to receive and MBE this year after the Queen's Birthday Honours list was unveiled today (15th June).

To mark the Queen's official 87th birthday over 1000 people will be recognised across a variety of honours, with 'Someone Like You' singer adele being named and MBE, which stands for member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

25 year-old Adele has achieved huge success over the past two years with the release of her second album '21', and is set to be honoured for her services to the music industry.

The MBE marks the latest in a string of huge honours for Adele in recent months, after winning a Grammy Awards and an Academy Award in February as well as a Golden Globe in January for her James Bond theme 'Skyfall'.

The 'Rolling In The Deep' singer also had cause to celebrate towards the end of 2012 after her son Angelo, with partner Simon Konecki, was born in October.

View a picture of Adele attending the Oscars 2013 this year below (Credit: Getty):

Adele is widely rumoured to be planning to release her third studio album sometime in 2014.