"I can't wait to shove this up Adam's ass..."
Shelton said girlfriend Gwen Stefani convinced him to accept the honor.
Still, he added: "I'm owning this moment".
"I'm not going to treat this like Hugh Jackman or one of those guys who's humble about it. People are going to hate me over this", Shelton joked, Reuters reported.
People selected three stars to highlight - the show's trio of leading men - for their special annual issue of Hollywood's sexiest stars, "Today" reported.
Shelton is now in his twelfth season as a judge on the NBC singing competition, and the singer's most recent album, "Texoma Shore", became 11th to reach the top 10 on Billboard's albums chart. "I think to describe myself as a child, one word comes to mind". "People say I haven't changed since before I made it".
Shelton does try to stay in shape by exercising on the treadmill and eating as healthy as possible, though all bets are off when he's home in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. And there's a Sonic in town, they got jalapeno poppers. "It is really bad", Shelton admitted. He'll soon follow everything up from the year with the Country Music Freaks tour coming to cities in 2018.
"When [people] would say to Adam, 'Mr". Once the cover featuring Shelton's profile was unveiled, Levine prided his former reign upon the country singer before revealing that he actually talks to the other Sexiest Men Alive from years prior all the time.
"I've been ugly my whole life", Shelton, 41, said in a statement on Tuesday.