C Major Cheat Sheet

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The C Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Major showing no sharps or flats

About The Key Of C Major

The key of C Major has a key signature of no sharps or flats. It is the most common key in all of popular music. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In C Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C 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 C Major

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

Mario Brothers Theme
by Koji Kondo
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
The Road And The Radio
by Kenny Chesney
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
Forget You
by Cee Lo Green
Rocky Raccoon
by The Beatles
Lollipop
by Lil Wayne
All The Small Things
by Blink 182
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Some Nights
by Fun
I Believe I Can Fly
by R Kelly
Theme Of Love - FFIV
by Nobuo Uematsu
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra
Run
by Snow Patrol
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
Big soundtrack
by Tom Hanks
Lost Woods
by The Legend of Zelda
Have You Ever Seen the Rain
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
One Of My Turns
by Pink Floyd
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
Hello Goodbye
by The Beatles
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser
Lisztomania
by Phoenix
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
First Date
by Blink 182
Just
by Radiohead
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
Something
by The Beatles
Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Stay
by Rihanna
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
Boston
by Augustana
Lovefool
by The Cardigans
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
One
by U2
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
Let It Be
by The Beatles
Imagine
by John Lennon
Wasted Time
by Skid Row
Like A Rolling Stone
by Bob Dylan
If We Hold On Together
by Diana Ross
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
Home Sweet Home
by Motley Crue
Soviet National Anthem
by Alexander Alexandrov
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
Rimushotto Bungie Jump
by Frog Fractions Soundtrack
Lean on Me
by Bill Withers
Millions of People
by Modern Mothers
World Cup Theme
by K'naan
Hallelujah
by Leonard Cohen
Bliss
by Muse
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
Piano Man
by Billy Joel
Dust In The Wind
by Kansas
Hysteria
by Muse

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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