People Magazine‘s annual Sexiest Man Alive is a bloodbath of Hunger Gamesian proportions. Much like Highlander, there can only be one, and this year Maroon 5 front man and he of the perpetual five o’clock shadow, Adam Levine, has decapitated his way to the front of the pack to earn the prestigious title. With only his sword and shield — his moves like Jagger and sultry/deadly piercing squint — as his guide, here’s how Levine out sexed the competition.
Levine is notorious for bagging not just models, but supermodels, as rock stars are wont to do. He’s currently engaged to Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo, but he steamed up the pages of Cosmo UK with then-girlfriend Anne V, who lent him a helping hand or two: