The key of F Major has a key signature of 1 flat (B♭). The F Major scale has the notes F, G, A, B♭, C, D, and E. It is the 6th most popular key among Major keys and the 6th 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 (F Major, B♭ Major, and C Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in F 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.
Click on the following songs in F Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in F Major.