Born in Bogota, Colombia, Fonseca chose music at an early age, studying music formally at institutions such as Javeriana University in Bogota and Berklee College of Music in Boston. Fonseca's self-titled debut gained him considerable attention in Colombia. His second album released Corazón (2005) explored the crossroads where pop/rock influences meet the vallenato, bullerengue, and tambora. Gratitud followed in 2008, with Ilusión arriving in 2011.
Fonseca recorded Sinfónico in concert with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia in 2013. Released a year later. In early 2015, Fonseca was awarded La Musa Premio Triunfador by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, and in May received the first-ever Contemporary Icon Award at the SESAC Latina Music Awards. In the fall, he released the album Conexión. this album included collaborations with recognized artists like Juanes and Victor Manuelle.
In 2017 Fonseca launched “Fundación Gratitud” an important project that seeks to rescue and ensure the protection of cultural traditions.
Fonseca recently received “La Orden de Boyacá en grado Oficial”, the most important recognition given by the Colombian government as part of his work as a promoter of reconciliation and peace.
Fonseca has released so far 5 singles of his upcoming album which in a short time have already become a great success.
Through his musical career Fonseca has been awarded with five Latin Grammy and also has been nominated in two opportunities to the Grammy Awards.