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.

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

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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