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.

Beneath Your Beautiful
by Labrinth feat Emeli Sande
Just the way you are
by Billy Joel
Half The Man
by Jamiroquai
Don't You Worry Child
by Swedish House Mafia
Waka Waka
by Shakira
Fields Of Gold
by Sting
Little Sunflower
by Freddie Hubbard
Up Around the Bend
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
I Wanna Be Where You Are
by Jackson 5
This is so Good
by Ehrencrona
The Day That Thatcher Dies
by Hefner
Alligator Sky
by Owl City
Dark Side
by Kelly Clarkson
Mardy Bum
by Arctic Monkeys
This Land Is Your Land
by Woody Guthrie
Hey Nineteen
by Steely Dan
Easy
by Mat Zo and Porter Robinson
I'll Make Love To You
by Boyz II Men
Double Rainbow Remix
by Schmoyoho
Annie's Song
by John Denver
Caring is Creepy
by The Shins
In The Fields
by Doug Hammer
Mary's Song
by Taylor Swift
A-Punk
by Vampire Weekend
Can't Help Falling In Love
by Elvis Presley
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
by Queen
Cascade of the Seven Waterfalls
by Azymuth
I Can't Help Falling In Love
by Elvis Presley
Paradise
by Keiichi Oku
Brain Damage
by Pink Floyd
Live While We're Young
by One Direction
Still Alive
by Jonathan Coulton and Ellen McLain
Black Star
by Radiohead
I Walk The Line
by Johnny Cash
Love Story
by Taylor Swift
Pokemon Red Blue Opening
by Nintendo
Starships
by Nicki Minaj
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Streams of Whiskey
by The Pogues
Breakfast At Tiffany's
by Deep Blue Something
Who's that chick
by RIhanna
Eight Days a Week
by The Beatles
Eclipse
by Pink Floyd
She Drives Me Crazy
by Fine Young Cannibals
Bad Moon Rising
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Fantastic Voyage
by David Bowie
Wonderboy
by Tenacious D
Whale
by Yellow Ostrich
My Way
by Frank Sinatra
Iris
by Goo Goo Dolls
Secrets
by One Republic
Come Together
by The Beatles
Save Me San Francisco
by Train
Twist And Shout
by The Beatles
Daylight
by Maroon 5
Girlfriend
by Avril Lavigne
Stop Crying Your Heart Out
by Oasis
The Hazards Of Love 1
by The Decemberists
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
by Aerosmith
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
by Tears for Fears
Last Christmas
by Wham
America the Beautiful
by Samuel Ward
The Fool on the Hill
by The Beatles
Who Says
by John Mayer
Sugar We're Going Down
by Fall Out Boy
If I Could Fly
by Joe Satriani
Whataya Want from Me
by Adam Lambert
Me And My Arrow
by Harry Nilsson

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of D Major

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