Guitar Chords in the Key of E Major

The chord formula for any Major key is major, minor, minor, major, major, minor, diminished.

The chords in the key of E major are E major, F# minor, G# minor, A major, B major, C# minor, and D# diminished.

A common way to number these chords is by Roman numerals: I, ii, iii, IV, V, vi, vii. Numerals that represent a major chord are usually capitalized, and minor and diminished chords are lower case.

Related Natural Minor Key

Guitar Chords in the Key of C# Minor (Db)