At yesterday’s Billboard Music Awards, rapper Kanye West was presented with one of the industry’s highest honors, the “Artist Achievement Award.” In his acceptance speech, the “Jesus Walks” superstar said, “When I first came out I was a hot head–I thought I was the greatest. I still think I’m the greatest.”

If Jesus was at the show and heard that one, I think he’d go home and remove “Gold Digger” from his iPod. For a full listing of winners, click here.

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