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

Relative Keys

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About The Key Of C Major

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

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.

Dust In The Wind
by Kansas
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
Lisztomania
by Phoenix
Bless The Broken Road
by Rascal Flatts
Stay Stay Stay
by Taylor Swift
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
Hallelujah
by Leonard Cohen
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
Whistle
by Flo Rida
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
If We Hold On Together
by Diana Ross
Any Day
by Jus Jack vs Dzeko and Torres feat Gallantry
Rocky Raccoon
by The Beatles
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
Lean on Me
by Bill Withers
All The Small Things
by Blink 182
Come Sail Away
by Styx
Kaifuku Suru Kizu
by Lily Chou Chou
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
Let It Be
by The Beatles
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
Bliss
by Muse
One
by U2
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
First Date
by Blink 182
Forget You
by Cee Lo Green
Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Organ Symphony No 3 Op 78 - If I Had Words
by Camille Saint-Saens
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
Run
by Snow Patrol
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
Rimushotto Bungie Jump
by Frog Fractions Soundtrack
Thinkin Bout You
by Frank Ocean
Theme Of Love - FFIV
by Nobuo Uematsu
Lost Woods
by The Legend of Zelda
Piano Man
by Billy Joel
Have You Ever Seen the Rain
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser
Imagine
by John Lennon
Kesha
by Tik Tok
Home Sweet Home
by Motley Crue
Hysteria
by Muse
Goodnight Saigon
by Billy Joel
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
Stay
by Rihanna
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
I Believe I Can Fly
by R Kelly
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
Something
by The Beatles
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
Hello Goodbye
by The Beatles
Sunday Morning
by Maroon 5
Boston
by Augustana
Some Nights
by Fun

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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