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

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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