She gained interest in singing after watching Sister Act 2 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.
She provided background singing and songwriting for Taylor Swift's album Fearless.