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.

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

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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