News Bob Dylan Will Not Attend 2016 Nobel Prize Ceremony By CBS News 1:39 PM PST, November 16, 2016 Getty Images The Swedish Academy says Bob Dylan is not coming to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature at the Dec. 10 prize ceremony. RELATED: Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature The Academy says Dylan told them that "he wishes he could receive the prize personally, but other commitments make it unfortunately impossible." RELATED: Bob Dylan Finally Speaks Out About His Nobel Peace Prize Honor The 75-year-old American singer-songwriter was awarded the prize on Oct. 13 "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." (Originally published by CBS News on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:15 am ET) Kesha Performs Her Bob Dylan Tribute Intended for the 'Billboard Music Awards' This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.