Tim McGraw is officially country music's hottest man, according to the upcoming issue of PEOPLE Country -- but he says his wife Faith Hill disagrees!!

"My wife would pick George Strait," Tim tells PEOPLE. "She thinks he's gorgeous! Or Kris Kristofferson. When we're around him, she can barely speak."

Abstaining from alcohol and committing to a rigorous workout regimen all help Tim keep in his best shape. "I don't feel whatever 43 is supposed to feel like -- I still feel pretty young," the father of three admits. "I'm more confident than I've ever been about who I am and what I do and I feel like I've got a lot more ahead of me than I do behind me."

Tim beat out a handsome group of men, including pal Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton to claim the top spot. Balancing a healthy lifestyle while on the road, Tim is currently headlining his Southern Voice tour, which features opening acts Lady Antebellum, Lost Trailers and Love and Theft. He also recently announced he is working on his final album for Curb Records.

PEOPLE Country will hit shelves on June 18. Go behind-the-scenes of Tim's cover shoot here.

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