News that Bob Dylan was the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature brought kudos and congratulations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon from friends, peers, journalists and fans.
Among those praising Dylan were the estate of former Traveling Wilburys mate and late Beatles member George Harrison, as well as Rosanne Cash, the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart and others.
Check out the reactions:
The estate of George Harrison
Many congratulations to @bobdylan on the Nobel Prize for Literature!
- George Harrison (@GeorgeHarrison) October 13, 2016
Music journalist Michael Azerrad
Congratulations to @BobDylan on winning the @NobelPrize for #literature. By the way, his #music is really good too.
- Michael Azerrad (@michaelazerrad) October 13, 2016
I Love This ❤️ https://t.co/XycKtx1yuS
- Dave Stewart (@DaveStewart) October 13, 2016
Holy mother of god. Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize. https://t.co/DVfe7pe9xX
- rosanne cash (@rosannecash) October 13, 2016
Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall
Bob Dylan. Greatest living poet. #NobelPrize
- Mick Hucknall (@mjhucknall) October 13, 2016
E Street Band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt
Congratulations Bob! You made all our lives better. Thank you for the warning about what was to come (Subterranean Homesick Blues)@bobdylan https://t.co/yfBXEQ5hF1
- Stevie Van Zandt (@StevieVanZandt) October 13, 2016
Actress/activist Mia Farrow
Inspired choice by the @NobelPrize panel. Congratulations #BobDylan and THANK YOU for every song https://t.co/ycMtpaPase
- mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) October 13, 2016
Actress Molly Ringwald
Now I can say I've been in a music video of a Nobel Prize winner. Congratulations Bob! https://t.co/j9rxiVhPyM
- Molly Ringwald (@MollyRingwald) October 13, 2016
Congratulations to my friend Bob Dylan winner of the 2016 #NobelPrize in Literature. His music and lyrics have been a source of inspiration https://t.co/foSUGESrbT
- Bianca Jagger (@BiancaJagger) October 13, 2016
Fellow Minnesotan singer Har Mar Superstar
Hell yes, @bobdylan! Congrats on the Nobel Prize. Anyone who hasn't seen Don't Look Back and No Direction Home should get on it.
- Har Mar Superstar (@HarMarSuperstar) October 13, 2016