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Bob Dylan – I’ll be at the Nobel Prize ceremony… if I can

“Isn’t that something…?” Bob Dylan isn’t exactly making a big deal out of being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. But at least the 1960s trailblazer is finally acknowledging his becoming the first musician to be granted admission to the world’s most elite literary club. When I ask him about his reaction to hearing the news a fortnight ago that he is to follow in the footsteps of George Bernard […]

todayOctober 30, 2016


Bob Dylan’s Website Scrubs Mention of Winning Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan's website takes down acknowledgment that he is a Nobel Prize winner   Bob Dylan recently added Nobel Prize laureate to his list of accomplishments — but fans of the famously elusive singer-songwriter wouldn't know it by looking at his official website. has quietly scrubbed the one mention of him as the "winner of the Nobel Prize in literature" in "the lyrics" section of the site following his […]

todayOctober 21, 2016


Bob Dylan makes no mention of Nobel prize as he takes to the stage

Newly-minted Nobel laureate Bob Dylan kept cool as a cucumber on stage in Las Vegas, barely speaking a word to the audience in his first public performance since winning the coveted prize. As the audience chanted for more songs on Thursday night, Dylan gave just a brief encore, ending his set with a mournful yet playful cover of Frank Sinatra’s Why Try To Change Me Now. Dylan hurtled to prominence […]

todayOctober 14, 2016


Nobel prize in literature won by Bob Dylan

Singer-songwriter awarded for ‘having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’ Bob Dylan was named the surprise winner of the Nobel prize for literature in Stockholm today “for having created new poetic expressions with the great American song tradition”. Speaking to reporters after the announcement, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius said she “hoped” the Academy would not be criticised for its choice. “The […]

todayOctober 13, 2016

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