G Major Cheat Sheet

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The G Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of G Major showing 1 sharp (F#)

Relative Keys

The relative keys of G Major are:

About The Key Of G Major

The key of G Major has a key signature of 1 sharp (F#). The G Major scale has the notes G, A, B, C, D, E, and F#. It is the 3rd most popular key among Major keys and the 3rd 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 (G Major, C Major, and D Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In G Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in G 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 G Major

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

Call Me Maybe
by Carly Rae Jepsen
Anna Begins
by Counting Crows
Round Here
by Counting Crows
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
Werewolves of London
by Warren Zevon
100 Years
by Five For Fighting
Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay
by Otis Redding
It's Your Love
by Tim McGraw
The Show Goes On
by Lupe Fiasco
U and Ur Hand
by Pink
Karma Police
by Radiohead
I Want to Hold Your Hand
by The Beatles
Domino
by Jessie J
Why Georgia
by John Mayer
Mine
by Taylor Swift
Because I Got High
by Afroman
Creep
by Radiohead
Killer Cars
by Radiohead
Morning Music
by Konami
American Pie
by Don McLean
Raise Your Glass
by Pink
A Hard Day's Night
by The Beatles
A Day in the Life
by The Beatles
Space Dementia
by Muse
Eyes Open
by Taylor Swift
When You're Gone
by Avril Lavigne
Crocodile Rock
by Elton John
Black Star
by Radiohead
Big Bang Theory Theme Song
by Bare Naked Ladies
Let Her Go
by Passenger
Ride With Me
by Nelly
Locke Theme
by Nobuo Uematsu
I Get Around
by Beach Boys
Where The Green Grass Grows
by Tim McGraw
Dreaming With A Broken Heart
by John Mayer
Ziggy Stardust
by David Bowie
All Together Now
by The Beatles
Sakuranbo
by Ai Otsuka
Wish You Were Here
by Pink Floyd
Ever Ever After
by Carrie Underwood
Tangerine
by Led Zeppelin
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
by Taylor Swift
Into The Great Wide Open
by Tom Petty
Brown Eyed Girl
by Van Morrison
Troian Beauty - FFIV
by Nobuo Uematsu
Flower Power - From C64 Frankie Goes To Hollywood
by Fred Gray
Walkaways
by Counting Crows
You Shook Me All Night Long
by ACDC
I Gotta Feeling
by Black Eyed Peas
First Time
by Junior Boys
Be Like That
by 3 Doors Down
Little Things
by One Direction
Just Give Me A Reason
by Pink
You Look Wonderful Tonight
by Eric Clapton
He's So Fine
by The Chiffons
Cry Baby Cry
by The Beatles
Please Play This Song On The Radio
by NOFX
The Sign
by Ace Of Base
Skyscraper
by Demi Lovato
Live Forever
by Oasis
Desperado
by Eagles
Who says you can't go home
by Bon Jovi
Hey Ya
by Outkast
Blackbird
by The Beatles
Gravity
by John Mayer
Star****er
by Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second
Here I Am
by Adam Green and Binki Shapiro
Something Good
by Alt-J

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of G Major

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