Adam Levine Might be Named ‘People’s Sexiest Man Alive;’ 6 Surprising Stars Yet to Land the Honor

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Update 11/19/13: Adam Levine has officially been named the Sexiest Man Alive! Sorry Gosling, DiCaprio, Pattinson, and um, all the other men who have yet to receive the honor below, maybe 2014 will be your year?

Nice try, Justin Timberlake, but it was Adam Levine and not you who successfully brought sexy back to 2013. According to the Hollywood Reporter , the “It’s not red it’s” Maroon 5 frontman is set to be named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive. If he lands the title, Levine will join the historically sexy ranks of such genetically gifted men as Bradley Cooper, George Clooney and Ryan Reynolds on the Mount Rushmore of H.O.T. Levine’s win means yet another hard luck loss for a few of Hollywood’s hottest heavyweights. Let’s take a look at six stars who have yet to take home the Nobel Prize of Bow Chicka Wow Wow.

1. Ryan Gosling

What? Huh? Really? The face that launched a 1,000,000 “hey girl” memes has never been named the Sexiest Man Alive? You call yourself a magazine for people, People? We have a telephone call for you on line one. First name: Shenanigan. Last name: we forgot to ask.

2. Robert Pattinson

Cheer up, Robert Pattinson. You’re a shoe-in for People Magazine’s acclaimed “Sexiest Vampire Alive” issue. Or are you?

3. Leonardo DiCaprio

The Great Gatsby won the 1998 People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful People” award, but there’s a fine line between beautiful and sexy. Basically People Magazine loves you, Leonardo DiCaprio, but they’re not in love with you. It’s okay pal; I got your back. Two spoons, one pint and a little OC binge watching and we’ll turn that beautiful (but not sexy) frown upside down.

4. Will Smith

Keep that chin up, Fresh Prince of Despair. You won the 2000 American Music Award for the Wild Wild West soundtrack and that is something Adam Levine can never take from you.

5. Robert Downey Jr.

Can you believe the star of Iron Man 2, 3 AND 1 has never been officially named the Sexiest Man Alive? I guess repeatedly saving the earth doesn’t trump the song “Harder to Breathe” on People’s list of priorities.

6. Chris Hemsworth

Thor-warted again, Hemsworth. Don’t worry; you’re still a young guy. Moisturize, practice smiling, lift some facial weights and you’ll capture the crown in 2014.

Who do you think should be named the 2013 Sexiest Man Alive?

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