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The 10 Best Piano Songs to Play With Easy Chords

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Want to play the best piano songs with chords? You’ve come to the right place!

There are many famous songs that we want to play on the piano. There are many versions with arpeggios and chords and we never know which ones to choose.

Piano songs with chords have two advantages. First, they are easier to play than the versions with arpeggios, because they usually contain fewer notes and the chords are repeated often. Second, the chords are easy to sing over and are a perfect accompaniment to the voice.

In short, if you want to sing over your piano accompaniment, chords are the way to go.

To help you do this, we have listed in this article the top 10 piano tunes to play with chords. You will learn the history of the songs, but also all the notes to play for each chord in each track. For each chord you will find a textual explanation, a diagram showing the notes to play, and a tutorial video allowing you to play all the chords of the song.

Ready to play? Let’s go!

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1 – Hello – Adele

adele hello piano chords

Hello is a song written by the British artist Adele.

Released in 2015 in the album 25, it is one of the most famous music of the pop singer.

When it was released, it reached number one in many countries and won the NRJ Music Awards in 2015 and the Grammy Awards in 2017.

Hello’s piano chords are quite easy to play. They consist of a sequence of 4 chords that repeat in a loop.

Piano chords

Press the following 4 chords one after the other to play Hello on the piano:

1 – F minor chord

Press the F, Ab and C notes at the same time.

adele hello f minor chord

2 – Ab major chord

Press the Ab, C and Eb notes at the same time.

adele hello ab major chord

3 – Eb major chord

Press the Eb, G and Bb notes at the same time.

adele hello Eb major chord

4 – Db major chord

Press the Db, F and Ab notes at the same time.

adele hello Db major chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

Watch the following tutorial video showing you the chords to be able to play the song Hello by Adele easily.

Piano songs with chords: Hello Tutorial.

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2 – Trouble – Coldplay

coldplay trouble piano chords

Trouble is a song written and composed by the American pop group Coldplay.

Released in 2001 in the album Parachutes, it was immediately a great success with the public around the world.

The song reached number 1 on the UK Singles Chart and has seduced a very large audience with its melancholy and emotional power.

Let’s see how to play the piano chords of the song Trouble easily.

Piano chords

Press the following 3 chords one after the other to play Trouble on the piano:

1 – G major chord

Press the G, B and D notes at the same time.

trouble G major chord

2 – Inverted E minor chord

Press the G, B and E notes at the same time.

inverted E minor chord

3 – F# major chord

Press the F#, B and D notes at the same time.

F# major chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

Watch the following tutorial video showing you the chords to play the song Trouble by Coldplay easily.

The piano chords of the song Trouble by Coldplay.

3 – Halo – Beyonce

beyonce halo piano chords

Halo is a song by the American artist Beyonce, released in 2008 in the album I Am… Sasha Fierce.

Composed by Ryan Tedder and Evan Bogart, the song quickly topped the charts in several countries and won the award for best song at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2009. She also won the award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards.

Halo is a beautiful song that has captured the hearts of many pianists.

We will see how to play the piano chords of this song.

Piano chords

Press the following 4 chords one after the other to play Hello on the piano:

1 – E major chord

Press the E, A and C# notes at the same time.

E A C# piano chord

2 – F# major chord

Press the F#, B and D notes at the same time.

F# B D piano chord

3 – C# major chord

Press the C#, F# and A notes at the same time.

C# F# A piano chord

4 – D major chord

Press the D, F# and A notes at the same time.

D F# A piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

Watch the following tutorial video showing you the piano chords to be able to play the song Halo by Beyonce easily.

Piano tutorial of the song Halo with easy chords.

4 – My Future – Billie Eilish

billie eilish my future piano chords

My Future is a song by American pop artist Billie Eilish, released in 2021 in her album Happier Than Ever.

The track carries very current values such as self-love and personal evolution.

My Future has been a huge success worldwide and has received critical acclaim. It has been included in the most prestigious charts since 2020, such as USA Today, Billboard and Slate.

The song is very soft and remains quite easy to play on the piano.

That’s why it is particularly appreciated by beginner pianists who are amateurs of the pop scene.

We will now see how to play the piano chords of My Future by Billie Eilish.

Piano chords

Press the following 4 chords one after the other to play Hello on the piano:

1 – G minor chord

Press the G, A# and D# notes at the same time.

G A# D# piano chord

2 – G minor chord

This chord is exactly the same as the one before. So you have to repeat it twice. Press the G, A# and D# notes at the same time.

G A# D# piano chord

3 – G# major chord

Press the G#, C and D# notes at the same time.

G# C D# piano chord

4 – G# minor chord

Press the G#, B and D# notes at the same time.

G# B D# piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

This tutorial video shows the piano chords you need to play to perform My Future by Billie Eilish. Take the time to watch it and practice. Note: chords must be played with the left hand. So focus on the notes to be played with the left hand (in orange):

Piano songs with easy chords: My Future Tutorial.

5 – Skinny Love – Birdy

birdy skinny love piano chords

Skinny Love is the most famous track by the artist Birdy, released in 2011 in the album Birdy.

It is a song of pop and alternative/indie music genre very popular with the general public.

Skinny Love is very soft and easy to play on the piano. So you should have no problem to play it.

In this tutorial, we will see the piano chords to play the song Skinny Love by Birdy.

Piano chords

The song contains 3 very easy main chords. Press the keys below to play these chords on the piano:

1 – G# major chord

Press the G#, C# and E notes at the same time.

G# C# E piano chord

2 – A major chord

Press the A, C# and E notes at the same time.

A C# E piano chord

3 – G# minor chord

Press the G#, B and E notes at the same time.

G# B E piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

To play the piano chords of the song Skinny Love, watch the following tutorial video and focus on the right hand notes (in blue):

Skinny Love by Birdy Piano Tutorial.

6 – When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars

bruno mars when i was your man piano chords

When I Was Your Man is a song written by the American pop artist Bruno Mars.

It was released in 2013 in the album Unorthodox Jukebox.

Upon its release, the song was a hit and reached 4,000,000 sales in the United States alone.

It is a nostalgic yet dynamic track, which is very appealing to today’s piano players.

You can also read our selection of the best piano pop songs if you are interested in this genre.

When I Was Your Man is a piano song with chords that are fairly easy to play.

We will now learn how to play them.

Piano chords

If you like to sing the song When I Was Your Man by Bruno Mars, you will most likely love to accompany your voice with piano chords. To do this, you need to play the following 6 chords one after the other:

1 – A minor chord

Press the A, C and E notes at the same time.

A C E piano chord

2 – G major chord

Press the G, C and E notes at the same time.

G C E piano chord

3 – A major chord

Press the A, D and F notes at the same time.

A D F piano chord

4 – G minor chord

Press the G, B and D notes at the same time.

G B D piano chord

5 – C minor chord

Press the C, E and G notes at the same time.

C E G piano chord

6 – B major chord

Press the B, E and G notes at the same time.

B-E-G-piano-chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

The following tutorial video shows you the piano chords to play to perform When I Was Your Man. Focus on the left hand notes, as they are the ones that show the chords and can accompany your singing:

Piano songs with chords: When I Was Your Man Tutorial.

7 – The Scientist – Coldplay

coldplay the scientist piano chords

The Scientist is a song by the English band Coldplay, released in 2002 in the album A Rush of Blood to the Head.

The song is one of the most famous of the band and has seduced a very large audience, contributing to significantly increase the notoriety of Coldplay worldwide.

It is a soft ballad where the voice of Chris Martin is accompanied by a piano melody.

We will now learn how to play the piano chords of the song The Scientist.

Piano chords

To play the chords of The Scientist on the piano, you will have to play the following notes simultaneously one after the other:

1 – D minor chord

Press the D, F and A notes at the same time.

D F A piano chord

2 – D major chord

Press the D, F and A# notes at the same time.

D F A# piano chord

3 – C major chord

Press the C, F and A notes at the same time.

C F A piano chord

4 – C minor chord

Press the C, F and G notes at the same time.

C F G piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

Watch the following tutorial video showing you the chords to be able to play the song Hello by Adele easily.

Piano songs with chords: Hello Tutorial.

8 – Your Song – Elton John

elton john your song piano chords

Your Song is a song composed by the artist Elton John and Bernie Taupin, released in 1970 in the album Elton John.

The song has been a great success worldwide since its release and has been acclaimed by both the public and the critics.

In 1998, it was included in the Grammy Hall of Fame.

In 2003, it was featured in Rolling Stone magazine and ranked 136th among the 500 best songs of all time.

Today, Your Song is one of the most played songs on the piano.

We will see how to perform the piano chords of this famous song.

Note: if you like this artist, you will certainly appreciate our article about the 10 best piano songs of Elton John.

Piano chords

To play the chords of Your Song on the piano, you must press each of the following notes in succession:

1 – C major chord

Press the C, F and A notes at the same time.

C F A piano chord

2 – D minor chord

Press the D, F and A# notes at the same time.

D F A# piano chord

3 – E minor chord

Press the E, G and C notes at the same time.

E G C piano chord

4 – E major chord

Press the E, A and C notes at the same time.

E A C piano chord

5 – D minor chord

Press the D, F and A notes at the same time.

D F A piano chord your song

6 – C major chord

Press the C, F and A notes at the same time.

C F A piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

The following tutorial video serves as a visual cue to help you find the chords to play on the piano for the song Your Song by Elton John. Focus on the notes to be played on the left hand side:

The Scientist by Coldplay: play the chords of this famous song on the piano.

9 – Believer – Imagine Dragons

imagine dragons believer piano chords

Believer is a song by American rock band Imagine Dragons, released in 2017 in their third album Evolve.

The music immediately became a huge international success and was played on all the radio stations worldwide.

Imagine Dragons, already known at that time, found its fame increased by the release of this pop-rock track.

You can also check our selection of the 16 best piano rock songs if you are interested in this musical genre.

Since then, it has become part of the repertoire of many pianists. Moreover, there are some easy versions that can help some beginners to learn it.

We will now discuss the piano chords to be able to accompany your voice on the song Believer by Imagine Dragons.

Piano chords

To play Believer on the piano, you must press the following chords on your piano:

1 – E major chord

Press the E, A and C notes at the same time.

E A C piano chord

2 – F minor chord

Press the F, A and C notes at the same time.

F A C piano chord

3 – E major chord

Press the E, G# and B notes at the same time.

E G# B piano chord

4 – E major chord

Press the E, A and C notes at the same time.

E A C piano chord believer

5 – F minor chord

Press the F, A and C notes at the same time.

F A C piano chord

6 – E major chord

Press the E, G# and B notes at the same time.

E G# B piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

Watch the following tutorial video showing you the chords to be able to play the song Hello by Adele easily.

Play the chords of Believer on the piano.

10 – All of Me – John Legend

john legend all of me piano chords

All of Me is a song by artist John Legend, released in 2014 on the album Love in the Future.

The track has been very popular since its release. The emotion it gives off and its romanticism was able to seduce a very large part of the population fan of this type of song.

The piano version of All of Me is very easy to play. It is mainly for this reason that it is very famous among beginner pianists.

Here we will learn how to play the piano chords of the song All of Me easily.

Note: if you like this type of song, you will certainly like our ranking of the most beautiful sad piano music.

Piano chords

To play all the easy chords of All of Me on the piano, you must press all the following notes in sequence:

1 – E major chord

Press the E and B notes at the same time.

E B piano chord

2 – E major chord

Press the E and C notes at the same time.

E C piano chord

3 – D major chord

Press the D and B notes at the same time.

D B piano chord

4 – D major chord

Press the D and A notes at the same time.

D A piano chord

Video tutorial (with piano chords)

To play the piano chords of the song All of Me, we recommend you watch the following tutorial video. It shows you the notes to play to execute the chords. Focus on the notes to be played with the right hand (in blue on the video) :

Piano songs with chords: play All of Me.

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