C Major Cheat Sheet

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The C Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Major showing no sharps or flats

About The Key Of C Major

The key of C Major has a key signature of no sharps or flats. It is the most common key in all of popular music. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In C Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C 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 C Major

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

Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Just
by Radiohead
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
World Cup Theme
by K'naan
Kupo
by All Levels at Once
Big soundtrack
by Tom Hanks
Lollipop
by Lil Wayne
Millions of People
by Modern Mothers
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
Stay
by Rihanna
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
Sunday Morning
by Maroon 5
One
by U2
The Road And The Radio
by Kenny Chesney
I Saw The Light
by Todd Rundgren
Home
by Phillip Phillips
Mario Brothers Theme
by Koji Kondo
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra
Genjitsu to Iu Na no Kaibutsu to Tatakau MonoTachi
by Takahashi Yu
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
Rimushotto Bungie Jump
by Frog Fractions Soundtrack
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
Home Sweet Home
by Motley Crue
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Goodnight Saigon
by Billy Joel
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Boston
by Augustana
Some Nights
by Fun
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
Kaifuku Suru Kizu
by Lily Chou Chou
All Or Nothing
by O-Town
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
Gatekeeper
by Feist
Green Hill Zone
by Sega
All The Right Moves
by One Republic
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
Amber
by 311
Adam's Song
by Blink 182
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
Any Day
by Jus Jack vs Dzeko and Torres feat Gallantry
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
Thinkin Bout You
by Frank Ocean
Hysteria
by Muse
Bless The Broken Road
by Rascal Flatts
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
Time After Time
by Cyndi Lauper
Gryphonheart
by Jo Blankenburg
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
First Date
by Blink 182
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
Karate
by Tenacious D
One Of My Turns
by Pink Floyd
Like A Rolling Stone
by Bob Dylan
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser
Drink In My Hand
by Eric Church
Wasted Time
by Skid Row
Nothing From Nothing
by Billy Preston
Dust In The Wind
by Kansas

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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