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#)

Relative Keys

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About The Key Of E Major

The key of E Major has a key signature of 4 sharps (F#, C#, G#, and D#). The E Major scale has the notes E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, 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.

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of E Major

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