In a statement worthy of Kanye West himself, pop star Jessie J has declared herself 'one of the greatest singers' in a new interview.

The British star was speaking to Women's Health magazine when she was asked why she wasn't performing at the BRIT Awards.

She said: "It makes me sad. "I've done the Grammys, the VMAs... my profile in America is that I'm kind of celebrated as one of the greatest singers and I love it."

"I wanna be up there with the Celine Dions, the Whitneys, the Beyoncés and Arethas," she added. "I go hard because I hope and pray that one day, people look back and go, 'She could really f**king sing, you know'. Which is why I keep going."

Needless to say, her comments haven't gone down too well with the great unwashed on Twitter: