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So how does Shelton’s best friend and fellow country singer Luke Bryan feel about him snatching the title first?
“Oh…oh my goodness,” said the exasperated “Light It Up” singer in a recent interview with Taste of Country. “Blake Shelton. Sexiest man alive. I’m speechless.”
Bryan was in disbelief that his best friend snatched PEOPLE’s title before him, the country singer demanding to know who is in charge of the decision making.
“He’s taken so many things from me and now this? Who in the hell is choosing this? Am I being punked?” continued a shocked Bryan.
Sorry Luke, but you’re definitely not being punked! From his latest album, Texoma Shore, topping Billboard‘s country albums chart at number one and earning the coveted crown of “Sexiest Man Alive,” 2017 is shaping up to be the year of Blake Shelton, and the country singer is loving everything about it.