A lot of factors go into choosing PEOPLE magazine's Sexiest Man Alive -- everything from visibility in the media to how much handsome was bestowed upon you at birth. And, oh yeah, a rockin' bod definitely doesn't hurt.
But this year, the factors considered seemed to come down to one: The level of attractiveness while wearing a tie without a shirt and doing it beautifully. Which is probably why 'Magic Mike' star Channing Tatum is reportedly slated to take the Sexiest Man honors this year.
It must be that chiseled, Cro-magnon face that set the judges' panties aflutter.