On iTunes, "Like Me" was released on April 22, 2008 one day prior to The CW's airing of the finale, allowing many fans to find out who won before the finale aired. A 1:30 preview of the song was released on their official website on April 22, 2008. On September 19, 2008 the single was sent to radio in India.
Without being sent to radio or a physical release, the single managed to debut at number two on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles and number seventy on the Pop 100 solely based on digital sales. In addition, during the week of May 1, 2008, "Like Me" made a "Hot Shot Debut" at number four on the Canadian Hot 100 becoming an instant hit in Canada.