ESSENCE's 2013 Sexiest Man of the Year: 50 Reasons to Love Idris Elba

Of course you saw this one coming. Gorgeous Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star Idris Elba has always reigned supreme as the Black woman's ultimate crush, so it's only right that we pay tribute to his all-around greatness like only ESSENCE can.

Charli Penn Dec, 09, 2013