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John Legend is People's 2019 Sexiest Man Alive

By
Karen Butler

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Singer, producer and television personality John Legend has been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2019.

"I was excited, but I was a little scared at the same time because it's a lot of pressure," Legend told the publication. "Everyone's going to be picking me apart to see if I'm sexy enough to hold this title. I'm [also] following Idris Elba, which is not fair and is not nice to me!"

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Legend, 40, is an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award winner. He is married to TV star Chrissy Teigen and the father of two children. He is also a coach on The Voice.

2008 Sexiest Man Alive Hugh Jackman took to Twitter to tease Legend about the honor.

"Dear John. Massive congrats on joining this prestigious group. 99% of the time People get it right. ie Blake, DJ. A a word of caution. There's the 1%. It's important you fall in w the right crowd. Enjoy your reign. HJ, @people @VancityReynolds @johnlegend @blakeshelton @TheRock," Jackman tweeted along with a short video of him showing Ryan Reynolds his People's Sexiest Man Alive cover.

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Reynolds won the title in 2010.

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