Northumbria University honour for AC/DC's Brian Johnson

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson is to be given an honorary degree in Newcastle this morning.

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AC/DC frontman to get honorary degree in Newcastle

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson (right) Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson is to be given an honorary degree in Newcastle this morning.

The 66-year-old, from Dunston in Gateshead, will be made an Honorary Doctor of Music at Northumbria University.

Johnson has been the lead vocalist of the Australian rock band since the 1980s.