Nobel Prize

Listen to Bob Dylan Explain Why “Songs Aren’t Like Literature” in His Nobel Prize Lecture

Over the weekend, Bob Dylan finally delivered the Nobel Prize lecture he had promised to the Swedish Academy. Giving a lecture is a requirement for Nobel Prize…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 5, 2017

Nobel Academy on Meeting Bob Dylan: “Spirits Were High, Champagne Was Had”

Last weekend, Bob Dylan was officially presented with the Nobel Prize in Literature in an intimate, secret ceremony in Stockholm. Dylan was in town on tour…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 4, 2017

Bob Dylan to Finally Accept His Nobel Prize and Deliver a (Taped) Lecture

Bob Dylan has been busy in the past several months: touring the world, readying his new triple-album of standards Triplicate (out this Friday), mounting an…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 29, 2017

Patti Smith Explains Why She Forgot Bob Dylan’s Lyrics During Her Nobel Prize Performance

In Bob Dylan's absence, fellow poet of similar stature Patti Smith gave a rousing performance of "A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall" for the Nobel Ceremony where he was…
Brian Josephs / December 15, 2016

Watch Patti Smith Perform at Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Ceremony

The drama of Bob Dylan’s will-he-or-won’t-he Nobel Prize for literature reached some kind of conclusion yesterday, as the ceremony went down with Patti Smith…
Dale Eisinger / December 11, 2016

Bob Dylan to Provide Speech for Nobel Banquet He Won’t Attend

In more combination-irritating-and-funny Bob Dylan Nobel-Prize-ceremony news: Today, the Swedish academy confirmed that although the legendary singer-songwriter will not be in attendance at the Nobel…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 5, 2016

Bob Dylan Says He’ll Attend the Nobel Ceremony “If It’s At All Possible”

The moment has finally come: Bob Dylan has acknowledged his Nobel Prize. In a new profile in The Telegraph, when asked if he would be…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 28, 2016

Nobel Academy Member Calls Bob Dylan “Impolite and Arrogant”

A member of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has suggested that Bob Dylan's refusal to acknowledge his award is "impolite and arrogant."
Anna Gaca / October 22, 2016

Bob Dylan Finally Acknowledged His Nobel Prize

It's been almost a week since Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and we still don't know if he's going to bother…
Brian Josephs / October 20, 2016

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

This morning, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan, who'd been rumored as a potential winner for years. The committee noted he…
Jeremy Gordon / October 13, 2016