Robert Pattinson and Matt Damon will present awards at the 68th Annual Golden Globes.

The Hollywood hunks will give prizes at the ceremony in Los Angeles on January 16, with 'Invictus' star Matt gifting Robert De Niro with the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement.

Singer-and-actress Jennifer Lopez - who last year starred in romantic comedy 'The Back-Up Plan' - will also be presenting, as will 'Country Strong' stars Garett Hedlund and Leighton Meester.

British film 'The King's Speech' - about the stammering monarch King George VI, played by Colin Firth - leads the nominations of this year's awards, with seven nods including Best Motion Picture, Drama and Best Director.

'The Social Network' - a film focusing on the creation of social-networking site Facebook - and boxing movie 'The Fighter' are both up for six awards.

Johnny Depp has picked up two nominations in the Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy category for his roles in Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'The Tourist' alongside Angelina Jolie.

British comedian Ricky Gervais is presiding over this year's awards, which take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.