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.

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of D Major

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