Costa Rica Entertainment – Tico musician and producer Felipe Fournier has won another Latin Grammy for Costa Rica, for best ranchera/mariachi music album, with his album “Las caras lindas.” This was the 18th awards ceremony.
This is the second prize for the country, as the National Symphony Orchestra took the prize in the category of best classical music album.
Fournier, age 32, has been working in New York for four years. He was very happy to be at the awards ceremony for the first time and take an award. He thinks of it as only the beginning of a lot more work and effort he will invest.
He gave special thanks to his family and the producer and musician Wálter Flores.
He graduated the Castella school and the National University. He studied jazz and Caribbean music in Puerto Rico and worked in Mexico before moving to New York. He has been nominated six times for a Latin Grammy.