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The comic actor will return for the fifth time when he fronts the show on February 19, making him the longest serving presenter of the annual event.
This year's show at the O2 Arena in London will feature appearances by acts such as Arctic Monkeys and Katy Perry.
James - recently seen portraying singer Paul Potts in the movie One Chance, and in BBC series The Wrong Mans - has presented the event on three previous occasions on his own, and in 2009 he hosted the music bash with Mathew Horne and Kylie Minogue.
His father was a policeman with the Spanish Civil Guard and his mother was a teacher. He wanted to play football professionally and was the star of his school team until he was 14, when he broke his foot.
He studied acting at the School of Dramatic Art in Málaga, and made his debut at a small theatre in the town. In 1981 he moved to Madrid to pursue his acting career.
He shot to international fame with his sensitive performance as Tom Hanks' lover in Philadelphia, then played opposite Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in Interview With The Vampire in 1994.
He established himself as one of Hollywood's leading men after co-starring with Madonna in Evita in 1996. In 1998 he won acclaim for his performance in Zorro, opposite Anthony Hopkins and Catherine Zeta-Jones, and later returned to the role in The Legend of Zorro. In 1999 he made his directorial debut in Crazy in Alabama and showed his comic ability as the voice of Puss in Boots in the Shrek franchise and its spin-off. He is a hugely busy actor.
Trivia: Divorced his first wife, Ana Leza, in 1995. Married actress Melanie Griffith in 1996. They have a daughter, Stella, who was born the same year.
The band are ranked at number 14 in the newly published Forbes list of the world's most powerful celebrities, three places above X Factor supremo Simon Cowell.
Oprah Winfrey returns to the top of the overall list for the first time in three years, with last year's chart-topper Jennifer Lopez plunging down to number 12.
Other stars who have disappeared from the top 100 this year - based on the past 12 months - include Britney Spears and Johnny Depp, who will soon be seen in his new film The Lone Ranger.
Explaining Adele's absence from the list. Forbes magazine said: "Adele didn't have a tour in our time frame. For better or worse, tours are now the main source of income for musicians. Adele earned an Oscar for Skyfall, her first James Bond theme song, but with only an estimated 30 million dollars (£19.5 million) in earnings, it wasn't enough to land her on this year's Celebrity 100."
The pair, who had been embroiled in a decade-long animosity, finally made up a restaurant in Nice, France.
"After we kissed and hugged, he paid for my dinner, as he should," she told Extra TV, denying that she kicked him in the groin.
Sir Elton - who previously called the Material Girl a "fairground stripper" - said to Extra TV: "I apologised profusely because what I said should never have appeared in public. That's over and done with."
The Iron Man star, who is known for her health-conscious eating, was followed by Twilight's Kristen Stewart, who recently admitted to cheating on boyfriend Robert Pattinson, in Star magazine's 20 most irritating personalities in film, music and TV.
Jennifer Lopez came third in the US mag's list, followed by John Mayer, who recently split from fellow singer Katy Perry, and actress Katherine Heigl ranked fifth.
Singer Chris Brown was ranked 20th, below Madonna (seven), Justin Bieber (eight), Anne Hathaway (nine) and Kim Karashian (10).