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#)

About The Key Of G Major

The key of G Major has a key signature of 1 sharp (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.

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of G Major

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