A Major Cheat Sheet

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The A Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of A Major showing 3 sharps (F#, C#, and G#)

About The Key Of A Major

The key of A Major has a key signature of 3 sharps (F#, C#, and G#). It is the 4th most popular key among Major keys and the 4th 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 (A Major, D Major, and E Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In A Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A 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 A Major

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

While My Guitar Gently Weeps
by The Beatles
The Sheriff
by Emerson Lake and Palmer
Brand New Day
by Mike Candys
Africa
by Toto
I Will Always Love You
by Whitney Houston
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
All American Girl
by Carrie Underwood
White Christmas
by Bing Crosby
Kids
by MGMT
Airbag
by Radiohead
No Sleep
by Wiz Khalifa
What the hell
by Avril Lavigne
Take on Me
by A-ha
Weep Day
by They Might Be Giants
If I Ever Feel Better
by Phoenix
The Stars
by Jukebox the Ghost
Crazy
by Aerosmith
Stop The Cavalry
by Jona Lewie
Unwell
by Matchbox 20
My Immortal
by Evanescence
Lovefool
by The Cardigans
The Edge Of Glory
by Lady Gaga
Beautiful Soul
by Jesse McCartney
Downstream
by Braid Soundtrack
My Feelings For You
by Avicii - Sebastien Drums
Ik Voel Me Zo Verdomd Alleen
by Danny de Munk
Mitch Benn's Imagine
by Mitch Benn
In The Flesh
by Pink Floyd
Billionaire ft Bruno Mars
by Travie McCoy
Halo
by Beyonce
Time
by Pink Floyd
That'll Be The Day
by Buddy Holly
So What
by Pink
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun
by The Beatles
Airplanes
by B o B ft Hayley Williams
Bohemian Rhapsody
by Queen
Wonderwall - Songsmith Techno Mix
by Oasis and Microsoft Songsmith
Boys Don't Cry
by The Cure
Dancing Queen
by ABBA
The Veldt
by deadmau5
Who Knew
by Pink
Videotape
by Radiohead
Penny Lane
by The Beatles
Just Like Heaven
by The Cure
Nice Dream
by Radiohead
Already Gone
by Kelly Clarkson
Mr Sandman
by The Chordettes
Wagon Wheel
by Old Crow Medicine Show
Come On Get Higher
by Matt Nathanson
Hook
by Blues Traveler
In My Life
by The Beatles
New Untitled Song
by Daft Punk
Seven Days in Sunny June
by Jamiroquai
Fake Plastic Trees
by Radiohead
Cryin'
by Aerosmith
A Team
by Ed Sheeran
Commando Highscore - Remember The War
by Rob Hubbard
The End
by The Beatles
Hugo's Melancholic Slalom
by The Ashes
Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
by The Secret Sisters
Someone Like You
by Adele
Only a Northern Song
by The Beatles
Junk
by Paul McCartney
Genie
by Girls' Generation
I Want It That Way
by Backstreet Boys
Ticket to Ride
by The Beatles
Say
by One Republic
Lady Stardust
by David Bowie

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A Major

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