How cute: Bradley Cooper, People's 2011 "Sexiest Man Alive" choice, has nominated Richard Gere to succeed him in 2012. But, as the saying goes, different strokes for different folks -- which might help explain why the magazine faced such intense backlash from Ryan Gosling fans last year.
Gosling aside, however, who should be this year's "Sexiest Man Alive"? Take a look at our suggestions below, and sound off in the comments on whom you're rooting for this year. People's pick will be announced in November.