B Major Cheat Sheet

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The B Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of B Major showing 5 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, and A#)

Relative Keys

The relative keys of B Major are:

About The Key Of B Major

The key of B Major has a key signature of 5 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, and A#). The B Major scale has the notes B, C#, D#, E, F#, G#, and A#. It is the 11st most popular key among Major keys and the 18th 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

The 20 Most Popular Chords In B Major

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.

Songs In The Key Of B Major

Click on the following songs in B Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Sweet Nothing
by Calvin Harris
When You Were Young
by The Killers
Confusion and Frustration in Modern Times
by Sum 41
Say My Name
by Porter Robinson
Super Bass
by Nicki Minaj
Drowning
by Armin van Buuren featuring Laura V - Avicii Remix
Lego House
by Ed Sheeran
The Night Out - Madeon Remix
by Martin Solveig
Overwhelmed
by Tim McMorris
Born in the USA
by Bruce Springsteen
I Miss You
by Blink 182
You Are Not Alone
by Michael Jackson
Reflektor
by Arcade Fire
Baby C'mon
by Stephen Malkmus
The Boxer
by Simon and Garfunkel
The Spark
by Afrojack
Penny Lane
by The Beatles
Again
by Kambua Manundu
Always
by Blink 182
Giant Steps
by John Coltrane
Nyan Cat - nyanyanya
by PRGuitarMan -Yamaha Vocaloid
Million Dollar Man
by Lana Del Rey
Wonderful World
by Sam Cooke
Ai Se Eu Te Pego
by Michel Telo
Our God
by Chris Tomlin
He's Able
by Deitrick Haddon
Willst Du
by Alligatoah
Life
by The Avett Brothers
Friday
by Rebecca Black
Never gonna leave this bed
by Maroon 5
Starlight
by Muse
For No One
by The Beatles
Not Pretty Enough
by Kasey Chambers
Take A Walk
by Passion Pit
Katamari on the Rocks
by Katamari Damacy Soundtrack
Walking Disaster
by Sum 41
Beautiful Girl
by INXS
Hunger Games Theme - Preparing the Chariots
by James Newton Howard
Working Class Man
by Jimmy Barnes
I'm Yours
by Jason Mraz
Catch a Falling Star
by Perry Como
Living The Dream
by Miller 64
Revolution
by The Beatles
Who Put the Bomp
by Barry Mann
Echoes
by Henrik B - Niklas Gustavsson - Peter Johansson
November Rain
by Guns N' Roses
Escape from the City
by Crush 40
We Own The Night
by The Wanted
The Lazy Song
by Bruno Mars
Sir Duke
by Stevie Wonder
I Got You
by Jack Johnson
Surrender
by Cheap Trick
Payphone
by Maroon 5
Badgers
by Jonti Picking
Lookin' Out My Back Door
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Escape
by Enrique Iglesias
Hunger Games Theme - Horn Of Plenty
by James Newton Howard
Yellow
by Coldplay
Africa
by Toto
Don't Worry Be Happy
by Bobby McFerrin
A Thousand Miles
by Vanessa Carlton

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of B Major

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