It doesn’t get much better than being serenaded by Adam Levine – but getting an insider’s listen at the songs that make him swoon comes in a close second.
PEOPLE’s newly named Sexiest Man Alive, 34, who is the first-ever musician to earn the coveted recognition, gave PEOPLE a list of his 11 sexiest song picks.
It doesn’t sound like he gets down to any of his own music – Maroon 5 didn’t make the cut – but he includes everything from R&B classics by Marvin Gaye and Al Green, to ’80s pop hits by Chris Issak and Bruce Springsteen.
Read on to hear Levine’s personally selected tracks:
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