Denzel Washington will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at this year's Golden Globes for his considerable impact on the world of entertainment.
Lorenzo Soria, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, announced the news on Monday.
The two-time Golden Globe-winner and seven-time nominee will join the ranks of previous Cecil B. DeMille Award recipients such as Harrison Ford, Warren Beatty, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, and Barbara Streisand, among others.
The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards will broadcast live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 10. Ricky Gervais is hosting.