She gained interest in singing after watching Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as a child. She started off singing covers like "Killing Me Softly."
She had her first top ten song with "Bubbly" in 2007.
As a child she was given the nickname Coco by her parents. She has one sister. In May of 2015, she and singer Justin Young became engaged; the couple ended their relationship five years later.
She provided background singing and songwriting for Taylor Swift's album Fearless.