D Major Cheat Sheet

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The D Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of D Major showing 2 sharps (F#, and C#)

About The Key Of D Major

The key of D Major has a key signature of 2 sharps (F#, and C#). It is the 2nd most popular key among Major keys and the 2nd 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 (D Major, G Major, and A Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In D Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in D 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 D Major

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

Bad Moon Rising
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Double Rainbow Remix
by Schmoyoho
Beneath Your Beautiful
by Labrinth feat Emeli Sande
This is so Good
by Ehrencrona
Teddy Boy
by Paul McCartney
Can't Help Falling In Love
by Elvis Presley
Half The Man
by Jamiroquai
Twist And Shout
by The Beatles
Me And My Arrow
by Harry Nilsson
Fields Of Gold
by Sting
Waka Waka
by Shakira
Brain Damage
by Pink Floyd
Who's that chick
by RIhanna
Hey Nineteen
by Steely Dan
Daylight
by Maroon 5
Little Sunflower
by Freddie Hubbard
Easy
by Mat Zo and Porter Robinson
I Can't Help Falling In Love
by Elvis Presley
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
by Tears for Fears
Whale
by Yellow Ostrich
If I Could Fly
by Joe Satriani
Just the way you are
by Billy Joel
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
by Queen
The Day That Thatcher Dies
by Hefner
Mardy Bum
by Arctic Monkeys
Eight Days a Week
by The Beatles
Alligator Sky
by Owl City
I Walk The Line
by Johnny Cash
Who Says
by John Mayer
She Drives Me Crazy
by Fine Young Cannibals
Up Around the Bend
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Wonderboy
by Tenacious D
Caring is Creepy
by The Shins
In The Fields
by Doug Hammer
My Way
by Frank Sinatra
Cascade of the Seven Waterfalls
by Azymuth
Stop Crying Your Heart Out
by Oasis
Secrets
by One Republic
Breakfast At Tiffany's
by Deep Blue Something
I'll Make Love To You
by Boyz II Men
Annie's Song
by John Denver
Don't You Worry Child
by Swedish House Mafia
Save Me San Francisco
by Train
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
by Aerosmith
Whataya Want from Me
by Adam Lambert
I Wanna Be Where You Are
by Jackson 5
Sugar We're Going Down
by Fall Out Boy
Iris
by Goo Goo Dolls
Come Together
by The Beatles
Paradise
by Keiichi Oku
Fantastic Voyage
by David Bowie
Streams of Whiskey
by The Pogues
Mary's Song
by Taylor Swift
Still Alive
by Jonathan Coulton and Ellen McLain
America the Beautiful
by Samuel Ward
The Fool on the Hill
by The Beatles
Starships
by Nicki Minaj
Pokemon Red Blue Opening
by Nintendo
This Land Is Your Land
by Woody Guthrie
Black Star
by Radiohead
Last Christmas
by Wham
Dark Side
by Kelly Clarkson
Girlfriend
by Avril Lavigne
Love Story
by Taylor Swift
The Hazards Of Love 1
by The Decemberists
Eclipse
by Pink Floyd
A-Punk
by Vampire Weekend
Live While We're Young
by One Direction

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of D Major

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