Michael Ajayi

London, United Kingdom

Conference Speaker

AMF Records/Virgin EMI - Co-founder / A&R


Having started AMF Records in 2015, Mike Ajayi has always demonstrated a desire to push the boundaries of what is considered alternative music, whilst developing a platform for emerging talent. Mike was responsible for discovering one of 2017’s breakout artists, Loyle Carner, who's critically acclaimed album ‘Yesterday’s Gone’ went on to sell over 100k worldwide and be nominated for a Mercury Music Prize and multiple Brit Awards. Prior to AMF, Mike worked at Infectious Music where his biggest success came with alt-J, who won an Ivor Novello and Mercury, as well as a No.1 album with their release 'This Is All Yours'.


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