D Major Cheat Sheet

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The D Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of D Major showing 2 sharps (F#, and C#)

The 20 Most Popular Chords In D Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in D 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 D Major

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

She Drives Me Crazy
by Fine Young Cannibals
Whataya Want from Me
by Adam Lambert
Cancion Para mi muerte
by Sui Generis
Up Around the Bend
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
I Walk The Line
by Johnny Cash
Starships
by Nicki Minaj
Why Must I Be Sad
by They Might Be Giants
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
by Aerosmith
A-Punk
by Vampire Weekend
Bad Moon Rising
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Mary's Song
by Taylor Swift
Pokemon Red Blue Opening
by Nintendo
Breakfast At Tiffany's
by Deep Blue Something
Bruises
by Train
The Hazards Of Love 1
by The Decemberists
Don't You Worry Child
by Swedish House Mafia
Fantastic Voyage
by David Bowie
Higher
by Creed
Caring is Creepy
by The Shins
Moonage Daydream
by David Bowie
Half The Man
by Jamiroquai
America the Beautiful
by Samuel Ward
In The Fields
by Doug Hammer
Comfortably Numb
by Pink Floyd
Love Story
by Taylor Swift
Giggle at the Ghosty
by My Little Pony
Who Says
by John Mayer
Who's that chick
by RIhanna
The Day That Thatcher Dies
by Hefner
Brain Damage
by Pink Floyd
Hey Nineteen
by Steely Dan
Girlfriend
by Avril Lavigne
Mardy Bum
by Arctic Monkeys
Save Me San Francisco
by Train
Waka Waka
by Shakira
Paradise
by Keiichi Oku
Double Rainbow Remix
by Schmoyoho
Black Star
by Radiohead
Coming Home
by Armin Van Buuren
I'll Make Love To You
by Boyz II Men
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Stay My Baby
by Amy Diamond
Everything You Know Is Wrong
by Weird Al Yankovic
Stop Crying Your Heart Out
by Oasis
Whale
by Yellow Ostrich
Without You
by David Guetta ft Usher
Museum Of Idiots
by They Might Be Giants
Daylight
by Maroon 5
Live While We're Young
by One Direction
Beneath Your Beautiful
by Labrinth feat Emeli Sande
Streams of Whiskey
by The Pogues
Iris
by Goo Goo Dolls
Shape of My Heart
by Backstreet Boys
Still Alive
by Jonathan Coulton and Ellen McLain
This is so Good
by Ehrencrona
I Wanna Be Where You Are
by Jackson 5
Sugar We're Going Down
by Fall Out Boy
Acoustic Guitar
by Magnetic Fields
Annie's Song
by John Denver
Me And My Arrow
by Harry Nilsson
Secrets
by One Republic

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of D Major

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About The Key Of D Major

The key of D Major has a key signature of 2 sharps (F#, and C#). It is the 3rd most popular key among Major keys and the 3rd 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 (D Major, G Major, and A Major).

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