Blake Shelton is People’s 2017 ‘Sexiest Man Alive’


People Magazine has named the Sexiest Man Alive for 2017.

Earlier Tuesday, People revealed other men on the list, including  Zac Efron, Kumail Nanjiani, 50 Cent and Armie Hammer.

>> Read more trending news 

The editors also ranked what features qualify the stars for making the sexy list, like Bradley Cooper’s eyes, Daniel Dae Kim’s chest and Jason Momoa’s arms.

On Tuesday evening, Blake Shelton was announced as this year’s Sexiest Man Alive. Not one to be modest, the country singer and “The Voice” coach jokingly said he was excited to rub the honor in Adam Levine’s face.

In truth, Shelton needed some convincing once he heard the news. His girlfriend of two years, singer and “The Voice” coach Gwen Stefani, told him to embrace it.

“She goes, ‘Listen to me, you’re going to regret this for the rest of your life if you don’t take this gift and just live in the moment,” Shelton said.

The 6’5” 41-year-old plans on using his new title as often as he can.

“I’ve been ugly my whole life,” he said. “If I can be sexy for a year, I’m taking it. I’m taking it.”

The “Sexiest Man Alive” issue will hit stands Wednesday.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Living

How to survive a break up with your best friend
How to survive a break up with your best friend

When the Four Seasons sang that bit about "breaking up is hard to do," they clearly meant romantic relationships. Breaking up with a best friend might be even harder. "Friends aren't just icing on the cake of life – they're the cake," psychologist Thelma Duffey stated in Psychology Today. "Our friends are the people...
5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor
5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor

Men are notorious for not wanting to go to the doctor unless they're desperate. But routine doctor's visits – especially when you hit your 40s and beyond – can help you be as healthy as possible. Getting regular care and screenings can help your doctor catch and treat issues while they're in their earliest stages. »RELATED: 4 health...
Former research chimps at North Georgia sanctuary go outdoors for the first time
Former research chimps at North Georgia sanctuary go outdoors for the first time
With reactions ranging from excitement and curiosity to fear and trepidation, 15 former lab chimps took their first steps outdoors this week at the Project Chimps sanctuary in North Georgia. The 236-acre sanctuary is currently home to 31 chimpanzees who have spent their entire lives in captivity as subjects used in biomedical research. On Tuesday,...
`Star Wars’ toy sales fall as movie-tie fatigue sets in
`Star Wars’ toy sales fall as movie-tie fatigue sets in

The warning signs for the toy industry started last year when “Cars 3” — considered a surefire success — proved lackluster for licensees like Mattel Inc. Now, toymakers’ big bets on movie tie-ins look downright bleak. Playthings based on the “Star Wars” saga — the franchise that kicked off the whole phenomenon...
Five takeaways from Fox’s ‘The Resident,’ the latest Atlanta-based drama debuting January 21
Five takeaways from Fox’s ‘The Resident,’ the latest Atlanta-based drama debuting January 21

THE RESIDENT: L-R: Emily VanCamp, Matt Czuchry and Manish Dayal in the “Comrades in Arms” episode of THE RESIDENT airing Monday, Jan. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Guy D’Alema/FOX Posted Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio &...
More Stories