A♭ Major Cheat Sheet

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The A♭ Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of Ab Major showing 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭)

About The Key Of A♭ Major

The key of A♭ Major has a key signature of 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭). It is the least popular key among Major keys and the 21st most popular among all keys. Major keys, along with minor keys, are a common choice for popular songs. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all major chords (A♭ Major, D♭ Major, and E♭ Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In A♭ Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A♭ Major draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.

Songs In The Key Of A♭ Major

Click on the following songs in A♭ Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Emerald Sword
by Rhapsody of Fire
Bo-Kon-Ho-Ko
by Nobuo Uematsu
Pair of Dice
by Tiesto and Allure
Thirteenth Friday
by Plastic Tree
ET
by Katy Perry
Dominique
by Soeur Sourire
I'm Looking Through You
by The Beatles
Stay the Night
by Zedd
Every Breath You Take
by The Police
All of Me
by John Legend
Surf's Up
by Beach Boys
Come Back to Me
by Les Friction
Oh Love
by Green Day
All I Want Is You
by U2
Buddy Holly
by Weezer
Bold as love
by Jimi Hendrix
Easy
by Commodores
Heartbeat
by Klaas
Piano Sonata No 8 'Pathetique' - 2nd Movement
by Ludwig van Beethoven
Eyes Open
by Taylor Swift
Buzzcut Season
by Lorde
Roller Coaster
by Luke Bryan
Somebody To Love
by Queen
For the First Time in Forever
by Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel
Fine Don't Follow A Tiny Boat
by Tamas Wells
Best Part Of Waking Up Commercial
by Folgers
Fashion Monster
by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Firework
by Katy Perry
Magical Girls
by The Aprils
Let It Go
by Idina Menzel
Heart Attack
by Demi Lovato
Rhythm Of Love
by Plain White T's
Total Eclipse of the Heart
by Bonnie Tyler
Good For Me - Ambient Mix -
by Above and Beyond
Boombox
by The Lonely Island
Cartoon Heroes -Speedy Mix-
by Barbie Young
Hardway
by DC Talk
If We Ever Meet Again
by Timbaland ft Katy Perry
Bound
by Ponderosa Twins Plus One
Kirby's Epic Yarn - Patch Castle
by Nintendo
Yakety Sax
by James Rich and Boots Randolph
Paparazzi
by Lady Gaga
I Saw The Sign
by Barden Bellas - Pitch Perfect
Boogie On Reggae Woman
by Stevie Wonder
You Are So Beautiful To Me
by Joe Cocker
Clarity
by Zedd
Sally In Our Alley
by Traditional
Hopscotch
by All Levels at Once
Kirby's Epic Yarn - Ice Cream Island
by Nintendo
Goodbye Stranger
by Supertramp
ICE CREAM TRUCK
by Neighborhood Annoyance
We Intertwined
by The Hush Sound
We Are
by One piece
Wild Ones
by Flo Rida
Over The Rainbow
by Arlen and Harburg
Laughing With
by Regina Spektor
The Night
by Frankie Valli
I Want You Back
by Jackson 5
It's a Sunshine Day
by Steve McCarthy
Dreaming Of You
by Selena
Tonight You Belong to Me
by Patience and Prudence
Ignition - Remix
by R Kelly
Phineas And Ferb Theme Song
by Bowling for Soup
Take A Bow
by Madonna
Moving Us To Mars
by Coldplay
Animaniacs Theme
by Richard Stone
Dimelo
by Enrique Iglesias

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A♭ Major

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