G major (or the key of G) is a major scale based on G, with the pitches G, A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. Its key signature has one sharp, F.

G major
Relative key E minor
Parallel key G minor
Dominant key
Notes in this scale
G, A, B, C, D, E, F#, G

Its relative minor is E minor, and its parallel minor is G minor.


G major is the most common key for music to be in on the Spotify music streaming service.[1] The key can easily be played on either a piano or a guitar, hence why it appears often in music.


  1. "The Most Popular Keys of All Music on Spotify | Insights". web.archive.org. 2019-01-15. Archived from the original on 2019-01-15. Retrieved 2024-03-04.