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This year’s PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive issue started off with so much promise, as they announced that Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe would be included in the annual issue. I mean all that melanin MUST HAVE meant a man of color would be awarded the coveted spot.

But sadly, that was not the case. Instead, it was announced that country singer and The Voice coach, Blake Shelton won the top prize. And no shade to Shelton, who is a mildly handsome man, he isn’t the sexiest. Especially when there are SO many more men who are much, much, much sexier than he is.

If it were up to us, here are 25 fellas of color that should have been awarded the top spot.

1. Come Again PEOPLE?

This year’s PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive issue started off with so much promise, as they announced that Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe would be included in the annual issue. I mean all that melanin MUST HAVE meant a man of color would be awarded the coveted spot.

But sadly, that was not the case. Instead, it was announced that country singer and The Voice coach, Blake Shelton won the top prize. And no shade to Shelton, who is a mildly handsome man, he isn’t the sexiest. Especially when there are SO many more men who are much, much, much sexier than he is.

If it were up to us, here are 25 fellas of color that should have been awarded the top spot.

2. Trevante Rhodes

3. Colin Kaepernick

4. Kofi Siriboe

5. Sterling K. Brown

6. Drake

7. Michael B. Jordan

8. Former President Barack Obama

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9. Jesse Williams

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10. Idris Elba

11. Riz Ahmed

12. Jason Momoa

13. Mahershala Ali

14. Chadwick Boseman

15. Y’lan Noel

16. Steven Yeun

17. Daniel Kalyuua

18. Shemar Moore

19. Larenz Tate

20. Khary Payton

21. Dev Patel

22. Daniel Dae Kim

23. Omari Hardwick

24. Billy Brown

25. Steph Curry

26. Common

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