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.

Red
by Red
Satisfaction
by Satisfaction
Best Of You
by Best Of You
Starlight
by Starlight
Not gonna get us
by Not gonna get us
Danny's Song
by Danny's Song
Stray Heart
by Stray Heart
Hopeless Bleak Despair
by Hopeless Bleak Despair
I Want To Break Free
by I Want To Break Free
High and Dry
by High and Dry
Awesome
by Awesome
Disco Inferno
by Disco Inferno
What's Going On
by What's Going On
Blue Eyes Cryin
by Blue Eyes Cryin
Brokenhearted
by Brokenhearted
We Can't Stop
by We Can't Stop
Hey Soul Sister
by Hey Soul Sister
ERC Song
by ERC Song
Kiss You
by Kiss You
Always Be My Baby
by Always Be My Baby
Young Forever
by Young Forever
September Gurls
by September Gurls
Where is my Mind
by Where is my Mind
Be My Baby
by Be My Baby
Fallin' For You
by Fallin' For You
Black
by Black
Lola
by Lola
Dance Yrself Clean
by Dance Yrself Clean
Turn Around
by Turn Around
Drive By
by Drive By
God Only Knows
by God Only Knows
Starry Sky
by Starry Sky
Viva La Gloria
by Viva La Gloria
That Thing You Do
by That Thing You Do
That's the Way It Is
by That's the Way It Is
The Legendary Theme
by The Legendary Theme
Sissyneck
by Sissyneck
Please Send Me Someone To Love
by Please Send Me Someone To Love
I Could Fall In Love
by I Could Fall In Love
Mizuiro Girlfriend
by Mizuiro Girlfriend
99 Luftballons
by 99 Luftballons
Total Eclipse of the Heart
by Total Eclipse of the Heart
Somebody Kill Me
by Somebody Kill Me
The Reason
by The Reason
Together
by Together
What Makes You Beautiful
by What Makes You Beautiful
Just What I Needed
by Just What I Needed
Single Ladies
by Single Ladies
Summertime
by Summertime
Beast of Burden
by Beast of Burden
Thinking of You
by Thinking of You
Like Dylan in the Movies
by Like Dylan in the Movies
Change The World
by Change The World
California
by California
For What It's Worth
by For What It's Worth
In Your Atmosphere
by In Your Atmosphere
Crazy Girl
by Crazy Girl
Santeria
by Santeria
The Cave
by The Cave
Croc The Adventure Begins
by Croc The Adventure Begins
Freedom of '76
by Freedom of '76
Save The Last Dance For Me
by Save The Last Dance For Me

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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