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#)

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 5th 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). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

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.

California
by Phantom Planet
Blue Eyes Cryin
by Willie Nelson
Best Of You
by Foo Fighters
Turn Around
by Conor Maynard
Don't Stop Believing
by Journey
What Makes You Beautiful
by One Direction
Nowhere Man
by The Beatles
Single Ladies
by Beyonce
Black or White
by Michael Jackson
Whistle for the Choir
by The Fratellis
Like Dylan in the Movies
by Belle and Sebastian
Awesome
by Charles Jenkins
Starry Sky
by Capsule
Stray Heart
by Green Day
I Could Fall In Love
by Selena
The Cave
by Mumford and Sons
Brokenhearted
by Karmin
Santeria
by Sublime
Helena
by My Chemical Romance
Lola
by The Kinks
Together
by The Raconteurs
Drive By
by Train
Be My Baby
by The Ronettes
Mizuiro Girlfriend
by Plastic Tree
Fallin' For You
by Colbie Callait
99 Luftballons
by Nena
Please Send Me Someone To Love
by Sade
Everything's not lost
by Coldplay
Need You Now
by Lady Antebellum
Danny's Song
by Anne Murray
Red
by Taylor Swift
Hard To Say I'm Sorry
by Chicago
Day Tripper
by The Beatles
Dancing in my Head
by Eric Turner vs Avicii
The One That Got Away
by Katy Perry
Hopeless Bleak Despair
by They Might Be Giants
Just What I Needed
by The Cars
Where is my Mind
by Pixies
High and Dry
by Radiohead
In Your Atmosphere
by John Mayer
ERC Song
by Ryan
Four Chord Songs
by The Axis Of Awesome
Beast of Burden
by The Rolling Stones
The Reason
by Hoobastank
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
by Franki Valli
Kiss You
by One Direction
Viva La Gloria
by Green Day
Young Forever
by Nicki Minaj
What's Going On
by Marvin Gaye
Hey Soul Sister
by Train
Always Be My Baby
by Mariah Carey
Starlight
by Taylor Swift
With A Little Help From My Friends
by The Beatles
Somebody Kill Me
by Adam Sandler
I Want To Break Free
by Queen
Change The World
by Eric Clapton
Save The Last Dance For Me
by The Drifters
Not gonna get us
by Tatu
Thinking of You
by Katy Perry
Disco Inferno
by The Trammps
That's the Way It Is
by Celine Dion
Summertime
by Kenny Chesney
Freedom of '76
by Ween
A Day In The Life
by The Beatles

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of E Major

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