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Adam Levine Is Our Sexiest Man Alive: 10 Other Celebs Who Could Have Made the People Cover

People Magazine has just announced Adam Levine as their Sexiest Man Alive for 2013, but did they get it right? I’m skeptical, and I bet there are other women in this country who would agree. While I think Adam is a great vocalist and he’s fun to watch on The Voice, there are other breakout stars from this past year who have not only defined sexy, but are living proof that it’s not all about the tattoos, the looks, and the bad boy/rock-and-roll image. Instead, sexiness can be an act of graciousness, whether it’s saving a woman from distress, showing simple kindness, or putting your family first. Put all that together along with a man who can wear the hell out of a suit and you might as well take me to the emergency room because I will lose my breath, so to speak.

Check out my slideshow of other top contenders for People’s Sexiest Man of 2013, which include: Idris Elba, Chris Hemsworth, and Tumblr/meme God Ryan Gosling, and let us know what you think. Do you agree with Adam Levine as the Sexiest Man of 2013 or would you have picked someone else?

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  • Chris Hemsworth 2 of 11
    Chris Hemsworth promotes his upcoming movie 'Thor: The Dark World' , at the 'Good Morning America' talk show outside the ABC studios in Times Square, New York City

    Really People Magazine, how can you ignore Chris Hemsworth? He's the hottest thing to come out of Australia since Uggs, holds an incredible presence on the big screen, is an amazing husband and father, and makes women swoon from all corners of the planet. He's also incredibly gracious, kind, and warm. You can definitely see it in his eyes. And plus, he's Thor. Chris Hemsworth is the definition of sexy.

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    Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge seen arriving for a visit at The Royal Marsden hospital in London

    Prince William has had a fantastic year. He finally became a father this year to Prince George, is one half of the cutest couple to ever come out out Buckingham Palace, and knows how to install a baby car seat like no other. Prince William, here's your official membership into the Hot Dads Club.

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    Eminem accepts the Best Hip Hop award onstage during the MTV EMA's 2013 at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam

    I know, this choice might come as a surprise, but Eminem has had a GREAT year so far. His latest album is selling like hot cakes, he's getting great press and reviews, and he's also one of this year's best celebrity fathers. I love this new and improved (and sober) Eminem and let me tell you, nothing is sexier than a man who takes care of his family and that's what Eminem does best.

  • Wentworth Miller 5 of 11
    Wentworth Miller films scenes for the long running TV show "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

    Wentworth Miller has had another incredible year. Not only has he opened up about his attempted suicide as a teenager, but he's also given some of the most incredible, thought-provoking interviews of the year. The man may be gorgeous, but he's also courageous and strong — and that's what I call sexy.

  • Jeff Goldblum 6 of 11
    Jeff Goldblum in good spirits outside Madeo in Los Angeles

    Jeff Goldblum. This man has been ignored since the earlier '90s. Just look at that smile, that suit, his physique, his stature, his everything. He is my Jewish fantasy. Enough said.

  • Neil Patrick Harris 7 of 11
    'How I Met Your Mother' star Neil Patrick Harris gets some holiday shopping done at Barney's New York in Los Angeles

    Not only can Neil Patrick Harris wear the hell out of a scarf, but he's also an incredible hands-on father, a great dancer, singer, actor, cook, comedian, and basically THE alpha male. And yes, he makes both teams swoon in his presence. Do you know another male on this planet that holds such powers? I didn't think so.

  • Ryan Gosling 8 of 11
    Ryan Gosling at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Gangster Squad'

    HEY GIRL. Ryan Gosling. It is pure blasphemy that People Magazine has skipped over this man time and time again. This man is the reason why Pinterest and Tumblr were both created, plus he did a very heroic deed by saving a woman in distress in New York City last year. He's sexy and he's a super hero. Swoon.

  • Idris Elba 9 of 11
    Idris Elba makes a stop at 'David Letterman Show' in New York City

    The fact that Idris Elba hasn't gotten more recognition Stateside makes me want to cry. This man is the reason why I watch the BBC (and well, Benedict Cumberbatch too, but more on that in a second), and plus, he's got the sexiest English accent on this planet. Remember him on The Office? I think I might watch the episodes he guest-starred in this weekend. In fact, I'm going to make a marathon out of it on Netflix.

  • Benedict Cumberbatch 10 of 11
    Benedict Cumberbatch attends an evening celebrating the Global Fund featuring the first green carpet challenge at Apsley House in London

    Seriously, this is reason #9,200 that People Magazine got it all wrong this year because how can you ignore Benedict Cumberbatch in a SUIT?? The man is an incredible actor (hello Sherlock Holmes!), smart, warm, funny, compassionate, I mean I can go on and on. Did I mention that he can also wear the hell out of a suit? 

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    Chris Pine seen at A Midsummer Night's Dream press night at the Noel Coward Theatre in London

    Hello blue eyes! Are you a Pinenut? I became one after watching him in Star Trek: Into Darkness this year. Not only is Chris a great actor, but he manages to stay out of the spotlight and gossip blogs and was an English major in college too, which means the man knows his English lit. And that is the sexiest quality in a man, if you ask me.

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