Sir Rod Stewart! Prince William Knights Grammy Winner during Buckingham Palace

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He wears it well!

Singer Rod Stewart scored a very coveted accessory during Buckingham Palace on Tuesday when he was knighted by Prince William.

The Grammy winner, who was awarded a respect by Queen Elizabeth in a list done open on her central 90th birthday weekend in June, ditched a ceremony’s normal tailcoat and tip shawl for tartan trousers and a coupler with carmine cuffs — a colorful theatre wear that has been his signature for some-more than 50 years in showbiz.

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Stewart, 71, was famous for his song career as good as his contributions to charity. He’s a unchanging believer of Prince Charles‘s Prince’s Trust — a substructure that aids disadvantaged youth.

The mythological thespian arrived during a house with his wife Penny Lancaster and their sons, Aiden and Alastair (left).

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At a ceremony, he was introduced in a Ballroom during Buckingham Palace as Sir Roderick Stewart, for services to song and to charity.

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Stewart took a few stairs brazen from a side, done a elementary crawl of a conduct and afterwards went down on his right knee as William knighted him with a sword initial to his left and afterwards to his right shoulder.

When a singer got up, 6-foot 3-inch William towered over him (he stood on a lifted tallness creation their tallness disproportion even greater) and placed a ribboned award around his neck.

“We talked about song and he said, ‘It’s good that you’re still going,’ ” Stewart told reporters afterward. “I said, ‘I have to — I’ve got 8 children!’ ”

“He congratulated me on my prolonged career — and we pronounced how happy this done me. we only wish my silent and father had been here to see it.”


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The father and grandfather — whose biggest hits embody “You Wear It Well,” “Maggie May,” “Forever Young” and “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” — formerly told concert-goers he had perceived a content from associate horseman and crony Sir Elton John when a news from a house was announced June.

“It said, ‘Congratulations darling,’ ” Stewart revealed. ” ‘Who would have suspicion a integrate of aged tarts from North ­London would be knighted?’ “

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