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#)

Relative Keys

The relative keys of A Major are:

About The Key Of A Major

The key of A Major has a key signature of 3 sharps (F#, C#, and G#). The A Major scale has the notes A, B, C#, D, E, F#, 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.

Dancing Queen
by ABBA
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
by Coldplay
Someone Like You
by Adele
Brand New Day
by Mike Candys
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Time
by Pink Floyd
A Team
by Ed Sheeran
Wagon Wheel
by Old Crow Medicine Show
Come On Get Higher
by Matt Nathanson
River flows in you
by Yiruma
Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
by The Secret Sisters
Mr Sandman
by The Chordettes
Crazy
by Aerosmith
Airplanes
by B o B ft Hayley Williams
Penny Lane
by The Beatles
Already Gone
by Kelly Clarkson
I Want It That Way
by Backstreet Boys
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
Girl On Fire
by Alicia Keys
The End
by The Beatles
Hook
by Blues Traveler
The Veldt
by deadmau5
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
by The Beatles
In My Life
by The Beatles
Videotape
by Radiohead
Weep Day
by They Might Be Giants
In The Flesh
by Pink Floyd
If I Ever Feel Better
by Phoenix
Here Comes the Sun
by The Beatles
White Christmas
by Bing Crosby
All American Girl
by Carrie Underwood
So What
by Pink
Ticket to Ride
by The Beatles
Lady Stardust
by David Bowie
Bohemian Rhapsody
by Queen
Other Side Of Love
by Sean Paul
Nice Dream
by Radiohead
Stereo Hearts
by Gym Class Heroes ft Adam Levine
Billionaire ft Bruno Mars
by Travie McCoy
Mitch Benn's Imagine
by Mitch Benn
That'll Be The Day
by Buddy Holly
Kuuchuu Buranko
by Plastic Tree
Just Like Heaven
by The Cure
Boys Don't Cry
by The Cure
Take on Me
by A-ha
Lovefool
by The Cardigans
Who Knew
by Pink
The Edge Of Glory
by Lady Gaga
Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead
by Warren Zevon
Airbag
by Radiohead
I Will Always Love You
by Whitney Houston
Stop The Cavalry
by Jona Lewie
Only a Northern Song
by The Beatles
Junk
by Paul McCartney
Halo
by Beyonce
The Sheriff
by Emerson Lake and Palmer
The Stars
by Jukebox the Ghost
Genie
by Girls' Generation
What the hell
by Avril Lavigne
Fake Plastic Trees
by Radiohead
My Immortal
by Evanescence
Say
by One Republic
Commando Highscore - Remember The War
by Rob Hubbard
Beautiful Soul
by Jesse McCartney
Cryin'
by Aerosmith
Unwell
by Matchbox 20
No Sleep
by Wiz Khalifa
My Feelings For You
by Avicii - Sebastien Drums
Hide And Seek
by Imogen Heap

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A Major

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