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#)

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.

Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
by The Secret Sisters
Peggy Sue
by Buddy Holly
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
by Coldplay
Kuuchuu Buranko
by Plastic Tree
Commando Highscore - Remember The War
by Rob Hubbard
Africa
by Toto
Touch My Hand
by David Archuleta
Beautiful Soul
by Jesse McCartney
Say
by One Republic
Junk
by Paul McCartney
Maybe Baby
by Buddy Holly
Mitch Benn's Imagine
by Mitch Benn
Duele El Amor
by Alex Syntek and Ana Torroja
Boys Don't Cry
by The Cure
What the hell
by Avril Lavigne
Shot Heard 'Round the World
by Schoolhouse Rock
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Ik Voel Me Zo Verdomd Alleen
by Danny de Munk
That'll Be The Day
by Buddy Holly
A Team
by Ed Sheeran
Dear Boy
by Avicii
Airbag
by Radiohead
Girl On Fire
by Alicia Keys
Tropicana
by Ratatat
Unwell
by Matchbox 20
Hugo's Melancholic Slalom
by The Ashes
Brand New Day
by Mike Candys
White Christmas
by Bing Crosby
Alive
by Krewella
Pompeii
by Bastille
Cryin'
by Aerosmith
Wagon Wheel
by Old Crow Medicine Show
Are You Gonna Be My Girl
by Jet
My Immortal
by Evanescence
Fake Plastic Trees
by Radiohead
Come With Me
by Steve Aoki ft Polina
Weep Day
by They Might Be Giants
The Moon
by Yoshihiro Sakaguchi
Hook
by Blues Traveler
My Feelings For You
by Avicii - Sebastien Drums
In The Flesh
by Pink Floyd
MMMBop
by Hanson
Ev'ry Time You Say Goodbye
by Ella Fitzgerald
Wonderwall - Songsmith Techno Mix
by Oasis and Microsoft Songsmith
The Other Side
by Jason Derulo
One More Round
by Michel Mind Project
Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead
by Warren Zevon
Halo
by Beyonce
Tears in Heaven
by Eric Clapton
Airplanes
by B o B ft Hayley Williams
All American Girl
by Carrie Underwood
Nice Dream
by Radiohead
No Sleep
by Wiz Khalifa
Genie
by Girls' Generation
Intensive Care Unit
by Renard
Lady Stardust
by David Bowie
Come On Get Higher
by Matt Nathanson
Just Like Heaven
by The Cure
If I Ever Feel Better
by Phoenix
Stop The Cavalry
by Jona Lewie
Seven Days in Sunny June
by Jamiroquai
Countdown to Destiny
by Joel Goldsmith
Already Gone
by Kelly Clarkson
So What
by Pink
Downstream
by Braid Soundtrack
New Untitled Song
by Daft Punk
Googly Eyes
by Caspar Babypants

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A Major

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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).

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