A Major Cheat Sheet

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The A Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of A Major showing 3 sharps (F#, C#, and G#)

About The Key Of A Major

The key of A Major has a key signature of 3 sharps (F#, C#, and G#). It is the 4th most popular key among Major keys and the 4th 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.

Cryin'
by Aerosmith
Already Gone
by Kelly Clarkson
Lovefool
by The Cardigans
No Sleep
by Wiz Khalifa
The End
by The Beatles
That'll Be The Day
by Buddy Holly
All American Girl
by Carrie Underwood
My Immortal
by Evanescence
Airbag
by Radiohead
The Veldt
by deadmau5
New Untitled Song
by Daft Punk
Hugo's Melancholic Slalom
by The Ashes
Only a Northern Song
by The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun
by The Beatles
Nice Dream
by Radiohead
Billionaire ft Bruno Mars
by Travie McCoy
So What
by Pink
The Sheriff
by Emerson Lake and Palmer
Dancing Queen
by ABBA
Airplanes
by B o B ft Hayley Williams
Someone Like You
by Adele
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
by The Beatles
Weep Day
by They Might Be Giants
If I Ever Feel Better
by Phoenix
Unwell
by Matchbox 20
Say
by One Republic
Africa
by Toto
Lady Stardust
by David Bowie
Who Knew
by Pink
Junk
by Paul McCartney
In The Flesh
by Pink Floyd
Take on Me
by A-ha
I Want It That Way
by Backstreet Boys
The Edge Of Glory
by Lady Gaga
What the hell
by Avril Lavigne
The Stars
by Jukebox the Ghost
White Christmas
by Bing Crosby
Penny Lane
by The Beatles
My Feelings For You
by Avicii - Sebastien Drums
Commando Highscore - Remember The War
by Rob Hubbard
Brand New Day
by Mike Candys
Beautiful Soul
by Jesse McCartney
Boys Don't Cry
by The Cure
Ik Voel Me Zo Verdomd Alleen
by Danny de Munk
Hook
by Blues Traveler
Time
by Pink Floyd
Ticket to Ride
by The Beatles
I Will Always Love You
by Whitney Houston
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
In My Life
by The Beatles
Genie
by Girls' Generation
Seven Days in Sunny June
by Jamiroquai
Mr Sandman
by The Chordettes
Come On Get Higher
by Matt Nathanson
Halo
by Beyonce
Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
by The Secret Sisters
Wagon Wheel
by Old Crow Medicine Show
Wonderwall - Songsmith Techno Mix
by Oasis and Microsoft Songsmith
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Downstream
by Braid Soundtrack
Stop The Cavalry
by Jona Lewie
Bohemian Rhapsody
by Queen
A Team
by Ed Sheeran
Mitch Benn's Imagine
by Mitch Benn
Videotape
by Radiohead
Crazy
by Aerosmith
Just Like Heaven
by The Cure
Fake Plastic Trees
by Radiohead

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A Major

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