G Major Cheat Sheet

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The G Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of G Major showing 1 sharp (F#)

About The Key Of G Major

The key of G Major has a key signature of 1 sharp (F#). 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 (G Major, C Major, and D Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In G Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in G 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 G Major

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

Begin Again
by Taylor Swift
It's Your Love
by Tim McGraw
Karma Police
by Radiohead
Please Play This Song On The Radio
by NOFX
Safe and Sound
by Taylor Swift
Star****er
by Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second
Mine
by Taylor Swift
When You're Gone
by Avril Lavigne
Motion Picture Soundtrack
by Radiohead
Hang Me Up To Dry
by Cold War Kids
The Show Goes On
by Lupe Fiasco
Something Good
by Alt-J
A Hard Day's Night
by The Beatles
Round Here
by Counting Crows
That Name
by Yolanda Adams
Everyday People
by Sly and the Family Stone
Hero
by Enrique Iglesias
Gravity
by John Mayer
Trouble
by Pink
Breathe
by Faith Hill
I Want to Hold Your Hand
by The Beatles
Anna Begins
by Counting Crows
Werewolves of London
by Warren Zevon
Just Give Me A Reason
by Pink
Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay
by Otis Redding
First Time
by Junior Boys
Where The Green Grass Grows
by Tim McGraw
Eyes Open
by Taylor Swift
Ever Ever After
by Carrie Underwood
More Than A Feeling
by Boston
Black Star
by Radiohead
Let Her Go
by Passenger
Little Things
by One Direction
My Iron Lung
by Radiohead
Only The Strongest Will Survive
by Hurricane 1
Raise Your Glass
by Pink
The Way It Is
by Bruce Hornsby
Welcome To The Black Parade
by My Chemical Romance
Hyperspace
by Star Control II Soundtrack
Why Georgia
by John Mayer
Take It Easy
by The Eagles
Tangerine
by Led Zeppelin
Who says you can't go home
by Bon Jovi
Seeno
by Johoshori-Bu
Telluride
by Tim McGraw
Dreaming With A Broken Heart
by John Mayer
Walkaways
by Counting Crows
IBM 1401 Processing Unit
by Johann Johannson
Sakuranbo
by Ai Ootsuka
Domino
by Jessie J
She Wolf Falling To Pieces
by David Guetta ft Sia
Because I Got High
by Afroman
Here I Am
by Adam Green and Binki Shapiro
All Together Now
by The Beatles
Morning Music
by Konami
Roses
by Outkast
100 Years
by Five For Fighting
Canary
by All Levels at Once
Crocodile Rock
by Elton John
Ride With Me
by Nelly
Big Bang Theory Theme Song
by Bare Naked Ladies
He's So Fine
by The Chiffons
Free Bird
by Lynyrd Skynrd
U and Ur Hand
by Pink
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
by Taylor Swift
Tonight
by Rhythm Heaven Fever
Primadonna
by Marina and the Diamonds
Into The Great Wide Open
by Tom Petty
Brown Eyed Girl
by Van Morrison
Killer Cars
by Radiohead
Wish You Were Here
by Pink Floyd

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of G Major

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