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.

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

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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