Friday, Nov. 13, 2020: AC/DC, Lindy West and more

Today on q: AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson, q This music panel with A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, musicologist Nate Sloan, writer Lindy West.
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson, singer-songwriter Maren Morris at the 2020 CMA Awards, singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, writer Lindy West. (Getty Images, Getty Images for CMA, Columbia Records, Jenny Jimenez)

Today on q, with Tom Power:

  • AC/DC singer Brian Johnson talks about overcoming hearing loss to create the band's explosive new comeback album Power Up.

  • On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen discuss the highs and lows of the 2020 Country Music Association Awards.

  • Musicologist Nate Sloan breaks down why Mariah Carey's festive hit All I Want For Christmas Is You has emerged as a rare newcomer into the canon of classic Christmas songs.

  • Writer Lindy West makes a case for loving flawed Hollywood movies, and also shares her critiques of Love Actually, Harry Potter and Top Gun.