B Major Cheat Sheet

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The B Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of B Major showing 5 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, and A#)

Relative Keys

The relative keys of B Major are:

About The Key Of B Major

The key of B Major has a key signature of 5 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, and A#). The B Major scale has the notes B, C#, D#, E, F#, G#, and A#. It is the least popular key among Major keys and the 19th 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 (B Major, E Major, and F♯ Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In B Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in B 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 B Major

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

The Lazy Song
by Bruno Mars
When You Were Young
by The Killers
Yellow
by Coldplay
Ai Se Eu Te Pego
by Michel Telo
Walking Disaster
by Sum 41
Hunger Games Theme - Preparing the Chariots
by James Newton Howard
I Got You
by Jack Johnson
Don't Worry Be Happy
by Bobby McFerrin
Working Class Man
by Jimmy Barnes
Baby C'mon
by Stephen Malkmus
Payphone
by Maroon 5
Again
by Kambua Manundu
Echoes
by Henrik B - Niklas Gustavsson - Peter Johansson
For No One
by The Beatles
The Spark
by Afrojack
He's Able
by Deitrick Haddon
Giant Steps
by John Coltrane
I'm Yours
by Jason Mraz
Revolution
by The Beatles
Million Dollar Man
by Lana Del Rey
The Boxer
by Simon and Garfunkel
Overwhelmed
by Tim McMorris
Willst Du
by Alligatoah
I Will Always Love You
by Whitney Houston
Drowning
by Armin van Buuren featuring Laura V - Avicii Remix
Penny Lane
by The Beatles
Nyan Cat - nyanyanya
by PRGuitarMan -Yamaha Vocaloid
Not Pretty Enough
by Kasey Chambers
Always
by Blink 182
Take A Walk
by Passion Pit
Reflektor
by Arcade Fire
Starlight
by Muse
Beautiful Girl
by INXS
We Own The Night
by The Wanted
Who Put the Bomp
by Barry Mann
Confusion and Frustration in Modern Times
by Sum 41
A Thousand Miles
by Vanessa Carlton
The Night Out - Madeon Remix
by Martin Solveig
Living The Dream
by Miller 64
Catch a Falling Star
by Perry Como
Surrender
by Cheap Trick
Sir Duke
by Stevie Wonder
Wonderful World
by Sam Cooke
Blessed
by Tom Hangs 'Avicii' - Shermanology
Lookin' Out My Back Door
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Life
by The Avett Brothers
Lego House
by Ed Sheeran
Born in the USA
by Bruce Springsteen
Escape
by Enrique Iglesias
You Are Not Alone
by Michael Jackson
Sweet Nothing
by Calvin Harris
Friday
by Rebecca Black
November Rain
by Guns N' Roses
Our God
by Chris Tomlin
Africa
by Toto
Escape from the City
by Crush 40
Say My Name
by Porter Robinson
Hunger Games Theme - Horn Of Plenty
by James Newton Howard
I Miss You
by Blink 182
Katamari on the Rocks
by Katamari Damacy Soundtrack
Badgers
by Jonti Picking

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of B Major

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