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.

Gryphonheart
by Jo Blankenburg
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
Bless The Broken Road
by Rascal Flatts
Hysteria
by Muse
First Date
by Blink 182
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser
Millions of People
by Modern Mothers
Dust In The Wind
by Kansas
Nothing From Nothing
by Billy Preston
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
Drink In My Hand
by Eric Church
Some Nights
by Fun
Karate
by Tenacious D
Adam's Song
by Blink 182
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
All The Right Moves
by One Republic
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
Green Hill Zone
by Sega
Kupo
by All Levels at Once
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
Thinkin Bout You
by Frank Ocean
All Or Nothing
by O-Town
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Big soundtrack
by Tom Hanks
Gatekeeper
by Feist
Home Sweet Home
by Motley Crue
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
One
by U2
Sunday Morning
by Maroon 5
Like A Rolling Stone
by Bob Dylan
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Stay
by Rihanna
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
Lollipop
by Lil Wayne
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
I Saw The Light
by Todd Rundgren
One Of My Turns
by Pink Floyd
The Road And The Radio
by Kenny Chesney
Just
by Radiohead
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
Kaifuku Suru Kizu
by Lily Chou Chou
Rimushotto Bungie Jump
by Frog Fractions Soundtrack
Genjitsu to Iu Na no Kaibutsu to Tatakau MonoTachi
by Takahashi Yu
Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Boston
by Augustana
Any Day
by Jus Jack vs Dzeko and Torres feat Gallantry
Home
by Phillip Phillips
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
Time After Time
by Cyndi Lauper
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
World Cup Theme
by K'naan
Amber
by 311
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
Mario Brothers Theme
by Koji Kondo
Goodnight Saigon
by Billy Joel
Wasted Time
by Skid Row

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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