The key of B♭ Major has a key signature of 2 flats (B♭, and E♭). The B♭ Major scale has the notes C, D, E♭, F, G, A, and B♭. It is the 8th most popular key among Major keys and the 12th 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 (B♭ Major, E♭ Major, and F Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in B♭ 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 B♭ Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in B♭ Major.