NESCAFÉ One Song Contest for African Musicians in West Africa 2021 (Win $3,000)

Apply for the NESCAFÉ One Song contest for African Musicians in West Africa in 2021.

One Song is a NESCAFÉ activation aimed at providing a platform for contestants to share messages of inspiration through music.

Worth of Award

  • Winners of the competition stand a chance to win $3,000 and a professional recording of the NESCAFÉ One Song.
  • The winning songs/entries from each participating country will be used to compose ONE SONG to inspire Africa.


  • Your chorus must consist of the provided lyrics below:




  • You must be 18 years or older.
  • As well as be an African who currently resides in any of these six countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, or Senegal.
  • Participants or a joint group of participants may submit multiple entries, but no more than three (3) entries per person.


  • You can sing your song in English, French, or any African language, but you must also send in your written lyrics in either English or French.
  • You may use your smartphone or professional recording equipment for the song or video.
  • Please ensure that you show how you make your favourite NESCAFÉ in your video. Showing the product clearly is required.
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In addition, the following people shall not be eligible to participate in this competition:

  • Employees of the Agency and Client.
  • Immediate family members of the Agency and Client, including spouses, parents, children, siblings, business partners, and associates.
  • Anyone otherwise connected with the organization or judging of the competition.

How to Apply

  • Submit your video by posting it on your social media page with the hashtags #NESCAFÉOneSong2 and #NESCAFÉOneSong[yourcountry] (e.g. NESCAFÉGhana) or send your entry to our NESCAFÉ page via direct message if you are set on private.
  • Do not forget to submit your lyrics in English or French as well.
  • Your video should not be longer than one (1) minute.
  • It can be in MP4 or MOV. format.
  • Lyrics should be included in the posting caption and/or via direct message in English or French along with your video.

Very Important 

  • Entries must be made only once on your preferred platform. It is recommended that you post to the platform where you have the most followers for maximum votes.
  • NESCAFÉ shall co-own the intellectual property rights on all songs that are created and submitted by participants for the competition.
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Deadline: Entries for the NECAFÉ One Song contest close at midnight on November 7th, 2021, at 23:59:59 GMT.


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