John Legend Named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive 2019

Singer John Legend has been crowned the Sexiest man alive in 2019 by PEOPLE Magazine, usurping the legendary Idris Elba.

2019 has a new king, and it is none other than the phenomenal John Legend!

Yesterday, the singer was crowned the Sexiest Man Alive in 2019 by PEOPLE Magazine.

After becoming one of the only 15 celebrities ever to achieve an EGOT status, as noted by PEOPLE, Legend is yet again making history as Idris Elba's usurper.

While speaking to PEOPLE about his new title, the father-of-two said:

"I was excited, but I was a little scared at the same time because it's a lot of pressure." 

John Legend attends the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala presented by Paul Mitchell at 3LABS | Photo: Getty Images

John Legend attends the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala presented by Paul Mitchell at 3LABS | Photo: Getty Images

He continued saying:

"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!"

John Legend attends the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala Presented By Gucci at LACMA | Photo: Getty Images

John Legend attends the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala Presented By Gucci at LACMA | Photo: Getty Images

Despite his fear, Legend seems to be handling the title well as seen in his photos on the cover of the magazine.

As revealed by Just Jared, the crown was officially handed over to Legend during the latest airing of "The Voice."

The torch was passed on by fellow coach Blake Shelton, who was the Sexiest Man Alive in 2017.

As expected, Chrissy had something to say about her husband bagging the title as she took to Twitter to share the news.

By 1:19 am, Chrissy tweeted:

"I have big news, and it's killing me. I can't say it, and it's not a baby."

In a follow-up tweet an hour later, Teigen expressed her joy, writing:

"My secret is out. I have fulfilled my dream of having boned @people's sexiest man alive!! An honor."

She followed it with a tweet of all of John's title #EGOTPSMA and then proceeded to let the fans know that the kids didn't care about their dad's achievement ith a clip of Luna looking disinterested.
She crowned it all with a tweet that read :

"I cannot WAIT for people to get mad about John being the sexiest man alive. It's my new Starbucks holiday cup."

Legend's new title comes after he faced the heat for teaming up with Kelly Clarkson to record an updated version of Frank Loesser's "Baby It's Cold Outside."

According to USA Today, "The Voice" judges said they would update the lyrics of the song to remove lines that have not aged well in the aftermath of #MeToo.

Unfortunately, while that might seem like a commendable act, PopCulture reports that "The Talk" host Sharon Osbourne isn't buying into it as she describes the remake as "ridiculous."

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