E Major Cheat Sheet

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The E Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of E Major showing 4 sharps (F#, C#, G#, and D#)

The 20 Most Popular Chords In E Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in E 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 E Major

Click on the following songs in E Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Young Forever
by Nicki Minaj
The Reason
by Hoobastank
Red
by Taylor Swift
Satisfaction
by The Rolling Stones
Black
by Pearl Jam
Please Send Me Someone To Love
by Sade
Bad Case of Loving You
by Robert Palmer
In the Summertime
by Mungo Jerry
Like Dylan in the Movies
by Belle and Sebastian
The Cave
by Mumford and Sons
Starry Sky
by Capsule
The Legendary Theme
by COIL
Crazy Girl
by Eli Young Band
99 Luftballons
by Nena
Drive By
by Train
Viva La Gloria
by Green Day
In Your Atmosphere
by John Mayer
That's the Way It Is
by Celine Dion
Croc The Adventure Begins
by Justin Scharvona
Where is my Mind
by Pixies
Freedom of '76
by Ween
Somebody Kill Me
by Adam Sandler
Santeria
by Sublime
Big Boys
by Elvis Costello
Turn Around
by Conor Maynard
I Want To Break Free
by Queen
Best Of You
by Foo Fighters
Hopeless Bleak Despair
by They Might Be Giants
What Makes You Beautiful
by One Direction
I Could Fall In Love
by Selena
Fallin' For You
by Colbie Callait
For What It's Worth
by Buffalo Springfield
High and Dry
by Radiohead
Thinking of You
by Katy Perry
Gimme Some Lovin
by The Blues Brothers
Summertime
by Kenny Chesney
Mizuiro Girlfriend
by Plastic Tree
Dance Yrself Clean
by LCD Soundsystem
We Can't Stop
by Miley Cyrus
Change The World
by Eric Clapton
September Gurls
by Big Star
Total Eclipse of the Heart
by Bonnie Tyler
God Only Knows
by The Beach Boys
That Thing You Do
by The Wonders
ERC Song
by Ryan
Starlight
by Taylor Swift
Stray Heart
by Green Day
Disco Inferno
by The Trammps
Beast of Burden
by The Rolling Stones
Awesome
by Charles Jenkins
Danny's Song
by Anne Murray
Brokenhearted
by Karmin
Kiss You
by One Direction
I Love Rock n Roll
by Joan Jett
Blue Eyes Cryin
by Willie Nelson
Always Be My Baby
by Mariah Carey
Be My Baby
by The Ronettes
Not gonna get us
by Tatu
Just What I Needed
by The Cars
California
by Phantom Planet
Hey Soul Sister
by Train
Together
by The Raconteurs
Save The Last Dance For Me
by The Drifters
Shake
by The Head and The Heart
Sissyneck
by Beck

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of E Major

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About The Key Of E Major

The key of E Major has a key signature of 4 sharps (F#, C#, G#, and D#). It is the 5th most popular key among Major keys and the 7th 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 (E Major, A Major, and B Major).

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