Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

US recorded music industry revenues grew 15% in first half of 2017 – via MBW

After a three-year hiatus, Deadmau5 returns to headline Creamfields at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne on Sunday November 26 and will be bringing with him his highly-acclaimed, epic Cube.2.0

More than a million “fully loaded” set-top boxes for illegal streaming have been sold in the UK in the past two years – via TorrentFreak

Greg Kurstin has launched a publishing joint venture with Sony/ATV to sign songwriters, producers and musicians. – via Billboard

Warner Music UK (WMUK) is strengthening its management team by announcing new roles for two senior executives: Peter Breeden becomes Chief Operating Officer, in addition to his existing duties as Chief Financial Officer, while Mel Fox has been promoted to Chief Transformation Officer. As members of WMUK’s senior management team, Breeden and Fox will report to WMUK Chairman & CEO Max Lousada, who becomes CEO, Recorded Music, WMG, on October 1. – via Variety

Martin Garrix has won the rights to his songs he had previously signed away during his Spinnin’ Records days, this coming from the judges at the Lelystad court. Garrix’ contracts with Spinnin’ Records and Music All Stars, have been nulled by the court. – via EDM Sauce

Rights management and content monetization company HAAWK raises $2.5 million – via TechCrunch

Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Turan signs a worldwide publishing agreement with BDi Music. – via M

Entertainment One promotes Michael Olsen to EVP, Operations and Business & Legal Affairs – via MBW

Patreon, the startup that connects creative people with patrons who help support their work through monthly subscriptions, has raised $60m in funding as it continues to grow its network of creators. – via Billboard

Spotify hires Rakesh Patel to head up company’s sales force in the UK – via MBW

The OCC has brought together streaming and traditional sales in Britain for the first time to reveal which records have joined the “million sellers club”. – Guardian

Blockchain startup Aventus ensures that tickets can only be resold on the platform and counterfeits cannot be created. – via Standard

Billie Eilish shares new music video for ‘watch’