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People's Sexiest Men over the years

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.

Blake Shelton

Country-music star and
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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
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People magazine named wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2016's Sexiest Man Alive, succeeding 2015's David Beckham.

David Beckham

Former British soccer player David Beckham was named
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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.

Chris Hemsworth

People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth 2014s
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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!"

Adam Levine

Maroon 5 frontman and
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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.

Channing Tatum

2012 has been actor Channing Tatum's year, with
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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.

Bradley Cooper

Actor Bradley Cooper on the People's cover as
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Actor Bradley Cooper on the People's cover as 2011's Sexiest Man Alive.

Ryan Reynolds

The first Canadian winner was Ryan Reynolds, who
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The first Canadian winner was Ryan Reynolds, who was given the title in 2010. (June 1, 2009)

Johnny Depp

Six years after being named the sexiest man,
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Six years after being named the sexiest man, Johnny Depp again is awarded the title in 2009. (June 22, 2009)

Hugh Jackman

In 2008, Hugh Jackman becomes the first Australian
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In 2008, Hugh Jackman becomes the first Australian to hold the title.

Matt Damon

If James Bond can make the list, so
Photo Credit: Newsday / Bruce Gilbert, 2006

If James Bond can make the list, so can Jason Bourne. Actor Matt Damon, who plays the Bourne action hero, becomes the sexiest man in 2007.

George Clooney

George Clooney grabs the People magazine honors for
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George Clooney grabs the People magazine honors for a second time in 2006.

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey became the envy of Hollywood, being
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Matthew McConaughey became the envy of Hollywood, being named the sexiest man of 2005.

Jude Law

Jude Law became the first English winner of
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Jude Law became the first English winner of the award in 2004.

Johnny Depp

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"Pirates of the Caribbean" actor Johnny Depp garners his first of two awards in 2003.

Ben Affleck

In the midst of his hot romance with
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In the midst of his hot romance with Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck is named the Sexiest Man Alive in 2002.

Pierce Brosnan

In 2001 Pierce Brosnan became the second James
Photo Credit: AP, 1999

In 2001 Pierce Brosnan became the second James Bond to grab the sexiest man award.

Brad Pitt

In 2000, the year he married Jennifer Aniston,
Photo Credit: AP, 2001

In 2000, the year he married Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt became the Sexiest Man Alive for the second time.

Richard Gere

In 1999, Richard Gere became the first two-time
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In 1999, Richard Gere became the first two-time winner of the sexiest man award.

Harrison Ford

Actor Harrison Ford wins the People magazine honors
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Actor Harrison Ford wins the People magazine honors in 1998.

George Clooney

Actor George Clooney wins the first of his
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Actor George Clooney wins the first of his two sexiest man honors in 1997.

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington became the only non-white winner of
Photo Credit: AP, 2000

Denzel Washington became the only non-white winner of the Sexiest Man Alive in 1996.

Brad Pitt

The pre-Brangelina Brad Pitt is named the sexiest
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The pre-Brangelina Brad Pitt is named the sexiest man alive in 1995.

Richard Gere

In 1993, People decided to include women in
Photo Credit: AP, 1993

In 1993, People decided to include women in their annual awards, naming actor Richard Gere and his wife, model Cindy Crawford, the sexiest couple. The pair broke up a year later.

Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte was named the sexiest man of
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Nick Nolte was named the sexiest man of 1992.

Patrick Swayze

Best known for his roles in
Photo Credit: AP, 1992

Best known for his roles in "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," Patrick Swayze was named the Sexiest Man Alive in 1991.

Tom Cruise

Actor Tom Cruise was the 1990 winner of
Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times, 1996

Actor Tom Cruise was the 1990 winner of the sexiest man award.

Sean Connery

Sean Connery was named the sexiest man in
Photo Credit: AP, 1996

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
Photo Credit: AP, 1996

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.

Harry Hamlin

Harry Hamlin, the husband of actress Lisa Rinna,
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Harry Hamlin, the husband of actress Lisa Rinna, was named People's Sexiest Man Alive in 1987.

Mark Harmon

Before NCIS, Mark Harmon was People's sexiest man
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Before NCIS, Mark Harmon was People's sexiest man of 1986.

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson was the first man selected for
Photo Credit: AP, 1996

Mel Gibson was the first man selected for the top honor in 1985.

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