- Chord’s father, who has been a huge influence on his music, is celebrated music writer Paul Overstreet. He is a multi Grammy and BMI award winner, and is a songwriter Hall of Fame'r.
- He was the first artist to be signed to Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, and Phil McIntyre’s Safehouse Records (a joint venture with Island Records)
- Chord can play the piano, guitar, and drums
- He co-wrote HOLD ON and released the original version in February
- HOLD ON played in the series finale of Vampire Diaries