Sexiest Men of 2009: Johnny Depp Tops List

Take a sneak peak at who else has made this years sexiest list!

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Johnny Depp, 46, has been honored as People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' for 2009. Depp has also joined the elite club of two-time SMA title holders (only Brad Pitt and George Clooney accompany him), as he also held the title in 2003. Here are photos of People's sexy runner-ups.
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Emporio Armani
Tanned and toned, its no wonder football star (and every woman's fantasy) was chosen to be the front man of Giorgio Armani's advertising campaign, and to grace us with his presence as one of People's Sexiest Men Alive.
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John Cho has come along way since his stoner days in <i>Harold and Kumar</i>, recently staring in the blockbuster remake of <i>Star Trek</i> and becoming one of People's sexiest.
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Sexy <i>Brothers and Sisters</i> star Gilles Marini also appears on the list. The french heartthrob has been doing the media rounds promoting his new calendar which features 12 months of his barely clothed self in order to raise proceeds for terminally ill children. Sounds pretty sexy to us.
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Give the gift of "Sexy Man" Robert Downey Jr. for the holidays. Downy who seems to be at the top of his game will be appearing (shirtless) in the new movie <i>Sherlock Holmes</i> on Christmas Day.
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<i>Hangover</i> star Bradley Cooper obviously made the list. Cooper has recently become a romantic comedy heartthrob, appearing in films such as <i>Wedding Crashers</i> and <i>He's Just Not That Into You</i>.
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Sexy singer John Legend lands on the list, but sorry ladies, the crooner is off the market -- currently dating model Christine Tiegen.
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Not a surprise, <i>American Idol</i> runner up Adam Lambert, who has recently released his debut album <i>For Your Entertainment</i> made this years cut.
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Jake Gyllenhall's buffed up bod for his roll in Walt Disney's <i>Prince of Persia</i> may have been what landed him in this years sexiest.
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Stephanie Berger
What list of sexy men would be complete without the Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattison? None. That is why he is on it.
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Entertainment Weekly
After Ryan Reynolds <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> cover hit newsstands in June, it would have been impossible to leave his rock hard abs and chiseled arms off the list. Move over Scarlett Johannson.
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Chris Daughtry, another former <i>American Idol</i> contestant, also made the list this year.
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<i>America's Got Talent<i> host and Mariah Carey's sexy man Nick Cannon will be included.
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<i>Glee</i> stars Mark Salling, 27, Cory Monteith, 27 and Matthew Morrison, 31 are included in the list.
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Jerry O'Connell shows his sense of humor in the upcoming issue telling the magazine "If my kids ever annoy me, I'll go and mow our lawn in a Speedo," he says of his 11-month-old twin girls with wife Rebecca Romijn. "Just to embarrass them."
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People
People's cover says it all "The Sexiest Man Alive: Johnny Depp"
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