- Auditioned for the lead role in Sonny With a Chance, but lost the role to Demi Lovato.
- Released her debut studio album, Hello My Name Is..., in 2012.
- Was named Role Model of the Year by Common Sense Media in 2012.
- In 2013, hosted the 14th Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Family Day, a charity event supporting the fight against cancer and AIDS.
- Has been involved in several philanthropic campaigns and events with Save the Children and traveled to Guatemala on behalf of the organization.