Adam Levine has thanked Ryan Gosling for helping him win People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive title.
The Maroon 5 singer joked that the hunky actor should have won the prize this year but probably refused it so he could have a chance.
The Voice USA star also acknowledged his parents’ great looks.
"Both incredibly sexy," he laughed to Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday night. "Especially my dad ... thanks, man.
"Ryan Gosling for turning this down constantly. That really helped my campaign."
Adam Levine thanked Ryan Gosling for his sexy title (WENN)
The musician continued to joke around that he hasn’t always been so attractive.
He claimed he had gone through to tough stuff to achieve his wonderful form.
"Becoming this cool, confident and seductive has been quite a journey.
"A lot of people trivialize this sort of thing. They say it's shallow and think it's just a media stunt used to sell magazines and perpetuate the image of Hollywood being based on looks. And that's totally true. But I'm completely cool with that."
Acknowledging other personalities who have gotten the same title before him such as he said in funny list while holding a mock award with a vanity mirror: “George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, George Clooney, George Clooney, Brad PItt, Johnny Depp and George Clooney, of course.
"People of America, great choice. And you're welcome."