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.

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

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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