Sexiest Man Alive: Winners over time from Mel Gibson to Brad Pitt (photos)

Here they are ladies…

John Legend is the latest man to be deemed the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.

He joins a list of stars to have taken the annual award that includes Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Idris Elba.

Here is a gallery of those to have taken the title in years gone by.

(Actor Mel Gibson took the title in 1985)

(While Patrick Swayze won in 1991 after roles in Ghost and Dirty Dancing)

(Sir Sean Connery was one of the more elder recipients when he took the title aged 60 in 1989)

(On the back of Top Gun and Rain Man, Tom Cruise won in 1990)

See them all: PA Media