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And the sexiest man alive is…

Adam Levine. The lead singer of Grammy Award winning pop band Maroon 5 has been crowned People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive.

He takes the honour from Channing Tatum who was the publications’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2012. Adam who is enagaged to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo is elated about the honour.

Adam Levine - People's Sexiest Man Alive - November 2013 - BellaNaija

On being giving the honour: “As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn’t really think that this was on the table. I was just amazed and stunned and it almost seemed like they were kidding, but they weren’t, so that’s cool.”

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On keeping fit: He credits yoga and spinning for keeping his stamina up.

Not on the cover but on the list is British actor of Ghanaian/Sierra Leonean parentage Idris Elba.

Luke Bryan, David Beckham & Justin Theroux

Luke Bryan, David Beckham & Justin Theroux

Also making this year’s list are American country singer Luke Bryan, talk show host Jimmy Fallon, singer/songwriter Bruno Mars, Suit & Tie music star Justin Timberlake, Chris Pine, Pharrell Williams, Justin Theroux and David Beckham.

I guess fans of the annual title were expecting Ryan Gosling this year. Most of the actor’s fans protested that he was not called the sexiest man alive.

If you could pick a Nigerian male celebrity as the sexiest man alive, who will it be? Let us know!

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  1. Shola tominsin

    November 20, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    Iyanya for now..

    • Yaw

      November 20, 2013 at 4:48 pm

      You must be smoking that sh*t that made R.Kelly believe
      that he could fly. Iyanya kwa? That midget? When we have someone
      like Peter Okoye.

    • bubbles

      November 20, 2013 at 8:34 pm

      lmaoo. u know whats up

    • navida

      December 7, 2013 at 1:34 am

      You are soo funny……can’t stop laughing.

  2. Iyke

    November 20, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    No Homo!!If I could pick a Nigerian male celebrity as the
    sexiest man alive, I’d pick that dude in DIWARI – Ogun Mi (Music
    Video). I don’t know his name but dude could make a brother
    question his sexuality ..Seriously No Homo! lol

    • Inspired by Africa

      November 20, 2013 at 4:19 pm

      Hahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂

    • Marc Francis of Chelsea

      November 20, 2013 at 9:12 pm


    • ogeAdiro

      November 22, 2013 at 1:34 am

      Guy, maybe you be bisexual. I dey bus the other day where
      man and woman dey discuss their different romantic involvements
      with the same guy. Anything is possible.

  3. Iyke

    November 20, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    No Homo!!If I could pick a Nigerian male celebrity as the sexiest man alive, I’d pick that dude in DIWARI – Ogun Mi (Music Video). I don’t know his name but dude could make a brother question his sexuality ..Seriously No Homo! lol

  4. Nne Somebody

    November 20, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Iyke, you spoke! You just spoke! No attempts at poetry or flowery language…what a beautiful thing it is for Iyke to merely speak 🙂

    • Iyke

      November 20, 2013 at 3:34 pm

      I love you more!

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      November 20, 2013 at 5:05 pm

      Iyke, you scoundrel. How dare you flirt with other women after our connection on that other page? I’m heartbroken…. *gathers up petticoats and exits in a huff*

  5. ankara

    November 20, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    Buhahahahah @ dude emphasizing on NO HOMO. I dont know you … im not gonna judge but if another guy will make you question your sexuality. I think you should personally evaluate the gender you are sexually attracted to.

  6. kiki

    November 20, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    hmmmm.. i had to find a link to Diwari n ask her about d guy oh.. hes nt in 9ja bt mehn.. hes d sexiest man iv seen since the pic of Jesus just out of river jordan (the baptism)

    • Babee

      November 20, 2013 at 4:12 pm

      lmao… i just finished checking out the video myself so i understand how you feel babe 😀

    • jcsgrl

      November 20, 2013 at 6:38 pm

      Father forgive me for I have sinned. Jesus take the wheel but brother is fooiine!!! Chineke. And yes that pic of the Jesus actor coming out of river Jordan is everything

    • Yaw

      November 20, 2013 at 8:06 pm

      Type this on google *pic of jesus actor coming out of river jordan* and your comment will show up.

    • ogeAdiro

      November 22, 2013 at 1:24 am

      Same here…oh.

  7. cleo briggs

    November 20, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    ssswwoonnnss… Yes Adam Levine is the sexiest man alive after my fiance….(just in case he sees this and cancels the wedding o…BN wont feature us again ooo…lol) #okbye

  8. DD

    November 20, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    i agree with kiki, that picture of Jesus just out of the river can make a woman swoon

  9. Yaw

    November 20, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Where is Onos and his *What your favorite celebrities have been doing?

  10. ify

    November 20, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    I agree that guy on Diwari’s Ogun Mi video is everything bodywise if you doubt revisit the video

  11. Bide

    November 20, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    Had to watch the video myself*drooling* Brother is fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine

  12. Mz Socially Awkward...

    November 20, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    Adam onye? That practically androgynous looking lad? Abeg,
    this People magazine needs to qualify that statement to “Sexiest
    Man alive as chosen by Americans”. Plus, why did they dust Idris up
    with powder? I don’t see the drool factor…

  13. xoxo

    November 20, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    just watched Dwari’s music video. Dyaaauuum!!!! That Bro. is hot!!!!

  14. Idak

    November 20, 2013 at 5:20 pm


  15. Nwachinma

    November 20, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    I had to check on the video. He is gorgeous all over

  16. chichi

    November 20, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    Jimmy fallon???.. hahahaha..These white ppl kill me..and yeah adam is overrated as well..whatever happened to chris hemsworth, Tom hardy or lance gross?? Love me some pharrell and Bruno but they are super cute..dont know about sexy..

  17. t.c

    November 20, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    How abt d guy in tiwa savage’s LOVE ME video? Mehn,i can give up a political appointment jst to caress his chest all day!*licking ma lips.

  18. Iyke

    November 20, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    @Mz Socially Awkward.

    Lost words…strangely familiar…showed up like a welcome visitor…at the right time…for the right occasion… Oh my perfect coral …… the beauty spot of the jungle….the one whose voice and presence tames the wildest beast….
    You are my sunshine…..the sun in my day…
    The powerful force that keeps my sorrow away.
    The strength of result…of my given self…
    The hallmark of my spiritual regard and health.
    The reason I have reasons…solidly rest…
    Within the fullness of your giving I am blessed.
    So How dare I flirt? You and I know exactly what I ‘love you MORE’ meant……
    Yes am not perfect sweet one…..if indeed you care about that sort of thing…but you know that I am consistent!
    Don’t walk away from me, my lady…….you are my solace ….
    And if this poem touches your heart, please allow me to woo you back again, so that we can live the life that fulfills the promises of our creation.

    • zsa zsa

      November 20, 2013 at 9:35 pm

      @ Mz S.A, don’t gree o! Please gather your petticoat and
      exit but don’t forget to bat your eye lashes , flip your long
      luscious locs over your shoulders and point your nose in the

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      November 20, 2013 at 10:28 pm


      Ehn, me as well, I’m going to start considering my other options, kwanu… *bats eyelashes at the other lads hanging out on this forum*

      (& btw, I clicked on the Diwari vid you spoke about… not sure if I should be wearing my bifocals or something but I honestly don’t see the hotness in that bro. Too smooth-looking for my simpler tastes 😀 )

    • Bella

      November 21, 2013 at 1:01 pm

      Mami I agree o. Not for me either. He is too solid and too pumped out na!. different strokes for different folks abi!

    • Iris

      November 21, 2013 at 12:50 am

      BN you guys need to introduce Iyke and Ms Socially Awkward
      to each other (and then get them a room, a carriage and smelling
      salts in some kind of medieval setting). And plix find me my own
      Iyke LOL

    • Aibee

      November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am

      Haaa! Mz Socially Awkward and Iyke be slaying it on the streets of BN!

    • Loma

      November 21, 2013 at 2:04 pm

      Mz SA you better take him back , or else…girls are not smiling o, that’s all (lol)

  19. Tej

    November 20, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Hahahaha. See all these horny people o.

  20. lila

    November 20, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    just saw diwari’s video……i think God is unfair !!!!!how can he create just one of this masterpiece…if i ever see this guy in real life, the pearly gates better open..(cos my heart will stop pumping)…DAYUMMMMMM

  21. Autoprincess

    November 20, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    Kai, see Iyke wooing our dear Ms. S. A o. And we have. our very first made on BN wedding!!

  22. fiesty chic

    November 20, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    ok also went to look. brother is really fine but a tad short.

  23. Sandra

    November 20, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    See as Iyke just laid it on the table. Oya Mz. Socially Awkward back to you. I am still waiting for our first BN Commenters wedding.

  24. rubies

    November 20, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Broda hawt sha, yes I looked up the video. *chanting miz S.a* we are waiting for your very robust reply. Forgive Iyke, yu know he didn’t mean it.

  25. MsChief

    November 20, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    oooh! i can finally say I was there when the BN first
    commenters romance gets featured! Miz S.A, you had better give an
    equally romantic, earth shattering reply b4 I am forced to hunt you
    down and give you longggg hiss!

  26. Bliss

    November 21, 2013 at 2:21 am

    Channing for the win. Adam isn’t bad either except his tats. Ladies want a guy in a suit who can get all down and dirty, but with the tats already its hard to picture u as anything but a knucklehead

  27. Nene

    November 21, 2013 at 7:48 am


  28. Nene

    November 21, 2013 at 8:08 am

    OK so I’ve seen Diwari’s video so errr…. scratch LYNXXXXXXXXXXXXX

  29. mercy

    November 21, 2013 at 10:51 am

    hahahahahaha,omg, i just looked at the video, he is hot no doubt, but please guys the way u over hyped the guy i was expecting to see something, mtcheeew, i have seen hotter, my boyfriend is even hotter if i might add. no pun intended. 😀

  30. chi chi

    November 21, 2013 at 11:06 am

    Sooo my fellow BN’ers, i already have @Iyke and Mz. S.A’s wedding aso-ebi, hit me up for your own 6 yards 🙂
    As to Adam Levine being the sexiest man alive, he sure is hot, but not my choice for sexiest sha. Vin Diesel should have been on that list for me (that man’s voice is everything).
    In Naija we have Peter Okoye, Lynxxx, Gbenro Ajibade, Chin Okeke, etc. so many options.

  31. Asaa

    November 21, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Abeg the Diwari video guy is too muscular, a little bit over built and he’s gor fat around his waist. I love the likes of David Beckham biko!

  32. babiousblog

    November 21, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    who is Dwari? i need to go watch the video then. for me in Naija is my one and only Bryan Okpara.

  33. doodlz

    November 25, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Ah. When is not as if Hugh Jackman is dead. Dear Santa…

  34. chi-e-z

    September 17, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Ok just saw the guy fro Dwari video. Yes testify hawt. Reminds me of my boo…if he ages this well I’ll just get up and propose that boy ngwa gwa.

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