A♭ Major Cheat Sheet

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The A♭ Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of Ab Major showing 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭)

About The Key Of A♭ Major

The key of A♭ Major has a key signature of 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭). It is the least popular key among Major keys and the 22nd 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 (A♭ Major, D♭ Major, and E♭ Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In A♭ Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A♭ 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 A♭ Major

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

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by Katy Perry
Somebody To Love
by Queen
You Are So Beautiful To Me
by Joe Cocker
Roller Coaster
by Luke Bryan
I Want You Back
by Jackson 5
Firework
by Katy Perry
Hopscotch
by All Levels at Once
Buzzcut Season
by Lorde
Fashion Monster
by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
All of Me
by John Legend
Animaniacs Theme
by Richard Stone
Kirby's Epic Yarn - Patch Castle
by Nintendo
Piano Sonata No 8 'Pathetique' - 2nd Movement
by Ludwig van Beethoven
Bold as love
by Jimi Hendrix
Thirteenth Friday
by Plastic Tree
If We Ever Meet Again
by Timbaland ft Katy Perry
Yakety Sax
by James Rich and Boots Randolph
Dreaming Of You
by Selena
Come Back to Me
by Les Friction
Over The Rainbow
by Arlen and Harburg
Dimelo
by Enrique Iglesias
Stay the Night
by Zedd
It's a Sunshine Day
by Steve McCarthy
Easy
by Commodores
Rhythm Of Love
by Plain White T's
Surf's Up
by Beach Boys
ICE CREAM TRUCK
by Neighborhood Annoyance
Eyes Open
by Taylor Swift
Magical Girls
by The Aprils
Fine Don't Follow A Tiny Boat
by Tamas Wells
Because Of You
by Kelly Clarkson
We Are
by One piece
Pair of Dice
by Tiesto and Allure
Heartbeat
by Klaas
For the First Time in Forever
by Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel
Wild Ones
by Flo Rida
All I Want Is You
by U2
Cartoon Heroes -Speedy Mix-
by Barbie Young
Sally In Our Alley
by Traditional
Tonight You Belong to Me
by Patience and Prudence
Best Part Of Waking Up Commercial
by Folgers
Ignition - Remix
by R Kelly
Hardway
by DC Talk
Let It Go
by Idina Menzel
Dominique
by Soeur Sourire
Boogie On Reggae Woman
by Stevie Wonder
The Night
by Frankie Valli
Goodbye Stranger
by Supertramp
We Intertwined
by The Hush Sound
I Saw The Sign
by Barden Bellas - Pitch Perfect
Laughing With
by Regina Spektor
Heart Attack
by Demi Lovato
Take A Bow
by Madonna
Bo-Kon-Ho-Ko
by Nobuo Uematsu
Boombox
by The Lonely Island
Good For Me - Ambient Mix -
by Above and Beyond
Bound
by Ponderosa Twins Plus One
Paparazzi
by Lady Gaga
Total Eclipse of the Heart
by Bonnie Tyler
Kirby's Epic Yarn - Ice Cream Island
by Nintendo
Emerald Sword
by Rhapsody of Fire
Buddy Holly
by Weezer
Oh Love
by Green Day
Moving Us To Mars
by Coldplay
I'm Looking Through You
by The Beatles
Phineas And Ferb Theme Song
by Bowling for Soup
Clarity
by Zedd
Every Breath You Take
by The Police

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A♭ Major

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