Cooper, Pitt and Clooney are all due to attend Sunday night's ceremony

By Liz Raftery
Updated January 13, 2012 09:20 AM
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Some at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards may be competing over more than just their acting chops.

The red carpet and the ceremony itself sould be sizzling, with Bradley Cooper, PEOPLE’s 2011 Sexiest Man Alive, scheduled to present.

The hunk quotient will also be filled by previous winners of the honor, George Clooney and Brad Pitt, who are also competing in the best actor category.

Clooney, a multiple nominee for The Descendants (best actor) and The Ides of March (best director, best screenplay), is also a presenter.

Also handing out awards will be Melissa McCarthy, Robert Downey Jr., Reese Witherspoon, Jane Lynch, Julianne Moore and Queen Latifah.

The Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live on NBC at 8 p.m. ET.