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#)

About The Key Of B Major

The key of B Major has a key signature of 5 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, and A#). It is the 11st most 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.

Catch a Falling Star
by Perry Como
The Spark
by Afrojack
The Lazy Song
by Bruno Mars
Never gonna leave this bed
by Maroon 5
Payphone
by Maroon 5
Our God
by Chris Tomlin
Surrender
by Cheap Trick
Super Bass
by Nicki Minaj
Africa
by Toto
Friday
by Rebecca Black
Hoppipolla
by Sigur Ros
A Thousand Miles
by Vanessa Carlton
He's Able
by Deitrick Haddon
Working Class Man
by Jimmy Barnes
Not Pretty Enough
by Kasey Chambers
Sir Duke
by Stevie Wonder
Take A Walk
by Passion Pit
Alice Deejay
by Better off alone
Money For Nothing
by Dire Straits
The Way I Feel Inside
by The Zombies
Lego House
by Ed Sheeran
Katamari on the Rocks
by Katamari Damacy Soundtrack
Badgers
by Jonti Picking
Echoes
by Henrik B - Niklas Gustavsson - Peter Johansson
Ai Se Eu Te Pego
by Michel Telo
Penny Lane
by The Beatles
Walking Disaster
by Sum 41
We Own The Night
by The Wanted
For No One
by The Beatles
Yellow
by Coldplay
Take It To The Limit
by The Eagles
Blessed
by Tom Hangs 'Avicii' - Shermanology
Drowning
by Armin van Buuren featuring Laura V - Avicii Remix
Overwhelmed
by Tim McMorris
Again
by Kambua Manundu
Living The Dream
by Miller 64
You Are Not Alone
by Michael Jackson
Baby C'mon
by Stephen Malkmus
When You Were Young
by The Killers
Wonderful World
by Sam Cooke
Born in the USA
by Bruce Springsteen
I'm Yours
by Jason Mraz
Life
by The Avett Brothers
Nyan Cat - nyanyanya
by PRGuitarMan -Yamaha Vocaloid
Escape from the City
by Crush 40
Always
by Blink 182
Fire Hive
by Knife Party
I Miss You
by Blink 182
Escape
by Enrique Iglesias
November Rain
by Guns N' Roses
Confusion and Frustration in Modern Times
by Sum 41
The Boxer
by Simon and Garfunkel
Beautiful Girl
by INXS
Starlight
by Muse
The Night Out - Madeon Remix
by Martin Solveig
Lookin' Out My Back Door
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
You Found Me
by The Fray
Say My Name
by Porter Robinson
Giant Steps
by John Coltrane
Don't Worry Be Happy
by Bobby McFerrin
Revolution
by The Beatles

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of B Major

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