A former Barnsley student is on her way to stardom after her debut single Clouds topped the charts in Poland.
Monika Godlewska, who took a degree course in popular music at University Campus Barnsley, came to the town from Poland in 2007 with her partner, Pawel Zimny, also a musician.
The 26-year-old is now recording an album of 17 original songs in English and Polish with Pawel, now her husband.
Over the summer she performed at several concerts and at a gallery opening in Poland.
She said: “I encourage everyone to believe in the impossible - I came from a small village with fewer than 50 homes and have always believed that with a good education and strong will, you can achieve your dreams.”
Monika has also worked as a model and actress and plays the female lead in Two Gunned Saint, an action-thriller feature film directed by Joshua Fowler, to be released next summer.