The key of C Major has a key signature of no sharps or flats. The C Major scale has the notes C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. It is the most common key in all of popular music. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
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.
Click on the following songs in C Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in C Major.