Music's biggest egos

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Music's biggest egos

"I could probably fly. If I wanted to." (Richard Ashcroft, The Verve, 1996). Photo: PA Photos

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"I'm the number one artist album in the world right now. I'm the number one human being in music." (Kanye West, September 2008). Photo: PA Photos

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“Being an international rap superstar, sex is one of the easiest things to get, so there is a point where you get tired of it.” (P Diddy, 2000). Photo: PA Photos

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"I am the God of fuck." (Marilyn Manson, 'Cake And Sodomy'). Photo: Danny North

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"I'm Jay-Z and I'm pretty fucking awesome." (Jay-Z, Glastonbury 2008). Photo: PA Photos

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"We're not arrogant, we just believe we're the best band in the world." (Noel Gallagher, Oasis, 1996). Photo: PA Photos

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''I don't mean to be arrogant, but ...I do feel that we are meant to be one of the great groups.'' (Bono, U2, 1981). Photo: PA Photos

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"I won't be happy until I'm as famous as God." (Madonna, 2008). Photo: PA Photos

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"I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir." (David Bowie, 1976). Photo: PA Photos

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“I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.” (Elton John). Photo: PA Photos

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"Firstly, I'm a genius. Musically, culturally, everything. Compared to the Razorlight album Dylan is making the chips. I'm drinking champagne." (Johnny Borrell, 2004). Photo: Andy Willsher

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"It's easy to become a junkie, but it's not easy to become one of the greatest songwriters of all time." (Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, 2005). Photo: PA Photos

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“I am the only man who can say he's been in Take That and at least two members of the Spice Girls.” (Robbie Williams, 2004). Photo: PA Photos

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"I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend." (Freddie Mercury, Queen, 1985). Photo: PA Photos

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"We're more popular than Jesus now. I don't know which will go first - rock'n'roll or Christianity." (John Lennon, The Beatles, 1966). Photo: PA Photos

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"Every other band should be wiping my ass. The line forms over there to the left." (Gene Simmons, Kiss, July 2002). Photo: PA Photos

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"I feel like Jesus Christ. There's only Richard Ashcroft and Liam Gallagher who know what it feels like. We're the only ones who know how many people we've touched and how powerful that is." (Richard Ashcroft, 2003). Photo: PA Photos

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"We've only got half a dozen good bands in England. There's Oasis and there's five Oasis tribute bands." (Noel Gallagher, Oasis, November 2002). Photo: Dean Chalkley

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"I am the lizard king. I can do anything." (Jim Morrison). Photo: PA Photos

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"'Sam's Town' is one of the best albums of the last 20 years." (Brandon Flowers, The Killers, 2006). Photo: Dean Chalkley

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"You can't arrest me – I'm a rock star." (Sid Vicious, The Sex Pistols, December 1978, after being arrested for assault). Photo: PA Photos

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"What do I have in common with Coldplay fans? Well, I'm terrifically handsome and incredibly intelligent." (Chris Martin, 2005). Photo: PA Photos

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"Tony Blair's a friend. I've told him, 'You should have waited on Iraq.' He listens." (Mick Hucknall, Simply Red, 2006). Photo: PA Photos

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"The music I make is five-dimensional. Am I a genius? I believe I will become a genius." (Jas Mann, Babylon Zoo, 1996). Photo: PA Photos

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"Line'em up, the hardest rock'n'roll bands in the world, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Oasis, Nirvana - and U2." (Bono, 2008). Photo: PA Photos

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“My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance.” (Michael Jackson, 1992). Photo: PA Photos

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"I'm an artist and that means I can be as egotistical as I want to be." (Lou Reed, 1984). Photo: PA Photos

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"I'm tired of people calling me a devil-worshipper. Because if the Devil did exist, he would be worshipping me." (Marilyn Manson, January 2007). Photo: PA Photos

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“This is the most important album since ‘Sgt. Pepper’.” (Terence Trent D'Arby on his debut, ‘The Hardline According To...’, 1987). Photo: PA Photos

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“Now stand back and catch my amazing greatness.” (Lil Wayne, guest rap on Cam’ron’s ‘Suck It Or Not’). Photo: PA Photos

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"I truly believe that I have been given a gift. This music, these songs, these lyrics, this power is something that's unbelievable." (Richard Ashcroft, 2003). Photo: PA Photos

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"Lennon was right. We are bigger than Jesus. We will be as big as the Beatles, if not bigger." (Liam Gallagher, Oasis, 1994). Photo: PA Photos

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