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The song was first unveiled on Mars' debut extended play, It's Better If You Don't Understand (2010). It was released as a radio single in Australia and served as the overall sixth single from Doo-Wops & Hooligans, being serviced to contemporary hit radio and adult contemporary radio in on November 7, 2011. It was composed by Mars, Philip Lawrence, and Ari Levine, under their alias, The Smeezingtons. Musically, "Count On Me" is a folk and tropical record that lyrically details the importance of friendship and convey a positive message.
The song received generally mixed to positive reviews. Some music critics noted the resemblance to "Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, praising its arrangement and "uplifting" vibe, others criticized its "saccharine sound" and cheesy lyrics.
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