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.

Ik Voel Me Zo Verdomd Alleen
by Ik Voel Me Zo Verdomd Alleen
So What
by So What
Tropicana
by Tropicana
Hugo's Melancholic Slalom
by Hugo's Melancholic Slalom
Kuuchuu Buranko
by Kuuchuu Buranko
New Untitled Song
by New Untitled Song
My Feelings For You
by My Feelings For You
Tears in Heaven
by Tears in Heaven
Lady Stardust
by Lady Stardust
No Sleep
by No Sleep
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
by Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
Airbag
by Airbag
White Christmas
by White Christmas
Stop The Cavalry
by Stop The Cavalry
If I Ever Feel Better
by If I Ever Feel Better
One More Round
by One More Round
Countdown to Destiny
by Countdown to Destiny
Pompeii
by Pompeii
Africa
by Africa
That'll Be The Day
by That'll Be The Day
Airplanes
by Airplanes
Come With Me
by Come With Me
Alive
by Alive
Shot Heard 'Round the World
by Shot Heard 'Round the World
Dear Boy
by Dear Boy
Nice Dream
by Nice Dream
Just Like Heaven
by Just Like Heaven
Peggy Sue
by Peggy Sue
A Team
by A Team
Genie
by Genie
Weep Day
by Weep Day
Maybe Baby
by Maybe Baby
All American Girl
by All American Girl
Wagon Wheel
by Wagon Wheel
MMMBop
by MMMBop
Cryin'
by Cryin'
Are You Gonna Be My Girl
by Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Girl On Fire
by Girl On Fire
Boys Don't Cry
by Boys Don't Cry
Brand New Day
by Brand New Day
Already Gone
by Already Gone
Intensive Care Unit
by Intensive Care Unit
Downstream
by Downstream
In The Flesh
by In The Flesh
Wonderwall - Songsmith Techno Mix
by Wonderwall - Songsmith Techno Mix
Beautiful Soul
by Beautiful Soul
Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead
by Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead
Duele El Amor
by Duele El Amor
Someone Like You
by Someone Like You
Halo
by Halo
Unwell
by Unwell
Googly Eyes
by Googly Eyes
Hook
by Hook
Say
by Say
Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
by Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
Fake Plastic Trees
by Fake Plastic Trees
Mitch Benn's Imagine
by Mitch Benn's Imagine
My Immortal
by My Immortal
What the hell
by What the hell
Ev'ry Time You Say Goodbye
by Ev'ry Time You Say Goodbye
The Other Side
by The Other Side
Commando Highscore - Remember The War
by Commando Highscore - Remember The War
Come On Get Higher
by Come On Get Higher
Seven Days in Sunny June
by Seven Days in Sunny June
Teddy Boy
by Teddy Boy
Touch My Hand
by Touch My Hand
Junk
by Junk
The Moon
by The Moon

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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