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
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.
Click on the following songs in A Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in A Major.