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.

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of G Major

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