Blake Shelton has been named People's Sexiest Man Alive, following in the footsteps of other celebrity icons including Chris Hemsworth, Adam Levine, Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper.
Country-music star and "The Voice" mentor/judge Blake Shelton has been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2017.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
People magazine named wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2016's Sexiest Man Alive, succeeding 2015's David Beckham.
Former British soccer player David Beckham was named People's 30th-anniversary Sexiest Man Alive. The magazine's pick was announced on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. "I never feel that I'm an attractive, sexy person," Beckham, 40, told People.
People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth 2014s "Sexiest Man Alive," cheering the Australian actor's rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the "Thor" films. Hemsworth was unveiled as the winner on Tuesday, Nov. 18 on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
Maroon 5 frontman and "The Voice" judge Adam Levine beat out the likes of Justin Timberlake and David Beckham to be named People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2013, sniping the title from 2012's Channing Tatum.
2012 has been actor Channing Tatum's year, with films including "21 Jump Street" and "Magic Mike," plus the ultimate hunk designation, bestowed Nov. 14: People's Sexiest Man Alive.
Actor Bradley Cooper on the People's cover as 2011's Sexiest Man Alive.
The first Canadian winner was Ryan Reynolds, who was given the title in 2010. (June 1, 2009)
Six years after being named the sexiest man, Johnny Depp again is awarded the title in 2009. (June 22, 2009)
In 2008, Hugh Jackman becomes the first Australian to hold the title.
Jude Law became the first English winner of the award in 2004.
In 1999, Richard Gere became the first two-time winner of the sexiest man award.
Actor George Clooney wins the first of his two sexiest man honors in 1997.
Denzel Washington became the only non-white winner of the Sexiest Man Alive in 1996.
The pre-Brangelina Brad Pitt is named the sexiest man alive in 1995.
Nick Nolte was named the sexiest man of 1992.
Best known for his roles in "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," Patrick Swayze was named the Sexiest Man Alive in 1991.
Actor Tom Cruise was the 1990 winner of the sexiest man award.
Sean Connery was named the sexiest man in 1989, when, at the age of 59, he was the oldest to be given the title.
John F. Kennedy Jr.
The late John F. Kennedy Jr. was named the Sexiest Man Alive in 1988. Then aged 27, Kennedy was the youngest to be given the title.
Mel Gibson was the first man selected for the top honor in 1985.