People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive: A Handsome History



Every year, People Magazine names its Sexiest Man Alive, causing the temperature in offices and in living rooms around the globe to rise a few handsome notches.

Which obvious selections have made the cut? Which choices may come as a surprise?

Beware of getting drool on your keyboard and click through the gorgeous guys below…

1. 2018

Responded Elba when he learned of the news: “I was like, ‘Come on, no way. Really. ‘Looked in the mirror, I checked myself out. I was like, ‘Yeah, you are kind of sexy today.’ But to be honest, it was just a nice feeling. It was a nice surprise — an ego boost for sure.”

2. 2017


He’s done it! Blake Shelton has been named the Sexiest Man Alive for 2017.

3. 2016


In 2016, People smelled what the Rock was cooking and declared it sexy.

4. 2015


Bend it like Beckham? More like, we wish we could look like 2015 winner David Beckham! Even just for one day!

5. 2014


Chris Hemsworth took home the honor. Anyone want to tell Thor he wasn’t a worthy selection?

6. 2013


And he will be loved! Adam Levine smolders on the 2013 cover.

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