The event is to take place Jan. 17 at The Beverly Hilton. Ricky Gervais is to serve as host of the show, which will be broadcast live on NBC.
Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio are to present the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award to Martin Scorsese for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field," the association said.
"I'm most looking forward to sharing the stage with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese," Gervais said in a statement. "Who'd have thought it? The biggest heartthrob, greatest actor and best director in the world ... and those three, all in one place."