2013: Maroon 5 frontman and "The Voice" coach Adam Levine is People's new "Sexiest Man Alive." "As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn't really think that this was on the table," the singer told People. In the interview, Levine credited yoga and spinning with helping him keep up his stamina -- and physique.
2012: "Magic Mike" star Channing Tatum was People's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2012. Besides acting, the Alabama-bred heartthrob is also a sculptor who quotes Edgar Allan Poe and loves to give his wife massages.
2011: "Hangover" star Bradley Cooper was named "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2011. Here he's seen in May at the premiere of "The Hangover Part II" at Grauman's Chinese theater in Hollywood.
2010: Canada native Ryan Reynolds was People's "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2010. The ex of bombshell Scarlett Johansson, he's seen here at Comic Con in San Diego, promoting his movie "Green Lantern."
2009 & 2003: Johnny Depp won his first "Sexiest Man Alive" title in 2003 and his second in 2009.
2008: Australian actor Hugh Jackman was "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2008. He's seen here promoting the film "Australia."
2007: Matt Damon joined fellow "Ocean's Eleven" co-stars George Clooney and Brad Pitt in the "Sexiest Man Alive" club when he won in 2007.
2006 & 1997: Another two-time winner, Clooney was People's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1997 and 2006.
2005: Matthew McConaughey claimed the "Sexiest Man Alive" title in 2005. Here, he attends the April 2005 premiere of "Sahara."
2004: British actor Jude Law was named "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2004, the year he stared in "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow."
2002: Ben Affleck won "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2002.
2001: Playing James Bond catapulted Pierce Brosnan to the "Sexiest Man" crown in 2001.
2000 & 1995: Brad Pitt claimed one of his two "Sexiest Man Alive" crowns in 2000. He won the first in 1995.
1999: Richard Gere was a "Sexiest Man Alive" winner in 1999. In 1993, the actor and his ex-wife Cindy Crawford were named "Sexiest Couple."
1998: Seen here promoting a sequel in 2008, "Indiana Jones" actor Harrison Ford was 1998's "Sexiest Man Alive."
1996: Pictured here in 2010, Denzel Washington became the first and only African-American to be named "Sexiest Man Alive," in 1996.
1992: Pictured here in 1999, People's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1992 was Nick Nolte.
1991: Pictured in 1993 with his wife, Lisa, the late Patrick Swayze steamed up the silver screen with his movies "Ghost" and "Dirty Dancing." He wore the "Sexiest Man" title in 1991.
1990: No male was "sexier" than "Top Gun" actor Tom Cruise in 1990.
1989: Sean Connery at age 59 became the oldest "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1989.
1988: John F. Kennedy Jr. remains the only non-actor to be named "Sexiest Man Alive." He's pictured here with his wife, Carolyn, in 1999. Both were killed in a plane crash.
1987: "L.A. Law" star Harry Hamlin won in 1987. He's pictured here with his wife, actress Lisa Rinna, in 2000.
1986: "Summer School's" Mark Harmon took the honor in 1986.
1985: Mel Gibson was the first recipient of People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1985.
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