Country singer turned reality TV star named 'sexiest man alive' by People Magazine. Ben Gruber reports.
STORY: Country music artist turned reality show star Blake Shelton has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. 41-year-old Shelton spent a decade in country music before his popularity surged in 2011 as a judge on NBC's reality talent competition "The Voice." In a statement after the announcement - Shelton said in a statement - quote - "I've been ugly my whole life. If I can be sexy for a year, I'm taking it!" Shelton told People Magazine he could not wait to tease his fellow "Voice" judge and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine with his Sexiest Man title, which Levine had previously won in 2013. Previous title holders include Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Johnny Depp and David Beckham.