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#)

About The Key Of D Major

The key of D Major has a key signature of 2 sharps (F#, and C#). It is the 2nd most popular key among Major keys and the 2nd 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). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

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.

Higher
by Creed
Double Rainbow Remix
by Schmoyoho
Shape of My Heart
by Backstreet Boys
Without You
by David Guetta ft Usher
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Mary's Song
by Taylor Swift
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
by Aerosmith
America the Beautiful
by Samuel Ward
Still Alive
by Jonathan Coulton and Ellen McLain
Museum Of Idiots
by They Might Be Giants
Comfortably Numb
by Pink Floyd
The Hazards Of Love 1
by The Decemberists
They'll Need A Crane
by They Might Be Giants
Iris
by Goo Goo Dolls
This is so Good
by Ehrencrona
Bad Moon Rising
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Up Around the Bend
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Waka Waka
by Shakira
My Best Friend Plank
by Cartoon Network - Steve Patrick
Save Me San Francisco
by Train
Me And My Arrow
by Harry Nilsson
Sugar We're Going Down
by Fall Out Boy
Caring is Creepy
by The Shins
Daylight
by Maroon 5
Who's that chick
by RIhanna
Pokemon Red Blue Opening
by Nintendo
Whale
by Yellow Ostrich
Moonage Daydream
by David Bowie
I'll Make Love To You
by Boyz II Men
A-Punk
by Vampire Weekend
Who Says
by John Mayer
I Walk The Line
by Johnny Cash
Giggle at the Ghosty
by My Little Pony
Fantastic Voyage
by David Bowie
Streams of Whiskey
by The Pogues
Cancion Para mi muerte
by Sui Generis
Breakfast At Tiffany's
by Deep Blue Something
Hey Nineteen
by Steely Dan
Acoustic Guitar
by Magnetic Fields
Black Star
by Radiohead
Beneath Your Beautiful
by Labrinth feat Emeli Sande
Stay My Baby
by Amy Diamond
I Wanna Be Where You Are
by Jackson 5
Secrets
by One Republic
Everything You Know Is Wrong
by Weird Al Yankovic
Love Story
by Taylor Swift
Don't You Worry Child
by Swedish House Mafia
Half The Man
by Jamiroquai
Annie's Song
by John Denver
Speed - Burn and Lotus F1 Team Mix
by Avicii
Whataya Want from Me
by Adam Lambert
She Drives Me Crazy
by Fine Young Cannibals
Paradise
by Keiichi Oku
Live While We're Young
by One Direction
The Day That Thatcher Dies
by Hefner
In The Fields
by Doug Hammer
Coming Home
by Armin Van Buuren
Why Must I Be Sad
by They Might Be Giants
Bruises
by Train
Girlfriend
by Avril Lavigne
Stop Crying Your Heart Out
by Oasis
Brain Damage
by Pink Floyd

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of D Major

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