Satellite (P.O.D. album)

Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 11, 2001 (2001-09-11)
RecordedMarch — May 2001 at Bay 7 in Valley Village, California and Sparky Dark in Calabasas, California
ProducerHoward Benson, P.O.D.
P.O.D. chronology
The Fundamental Elements of Southtown
Payable on Death
Singles from Satellite
  1. "Alive"
    Released: July 4, 2001
  2. "Youth of the Nation"
    Released: December 25, 2001
  3. "Boom"
    Released: May 14, 2002
  4. "Satellite"
    Released: August 20, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Cross Rhythms9/10 stars[2]
Entertainment.ie4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
Jesus Freak Hideout4/5 stars[5]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[6]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[7]

Satellite is the fourth studio album and the second major label release by the American Christian nu metal band P.O.D. The album was released on September 11, 2001, debuting at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart with over 133,000 copies sold. It spent five consecutive weeks in the Top 10 of that chart.

It went on to sell over three million copies in the U.S., and over seven million worldwide,[8] making it the band's highest-selling album. Satellite was placed at No. 137 on the Billboard's top 200 albums of the decade (2000–2009).[9] It was the 117th best-selling album of 2001[10] and the 26th best-selling album of 2002 in the United States.[11]

Album information

Satellite produced four singles with music videos; "Alive", "Youth of the Nation", "Boom", and title track, "Satellite".

"Alive" was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance. Although not released as a single, "Portrait" was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 2003 Grammy Awards. "Youth of the Nation" also earned a nomination in 2003 for "Best Hard Rock Performance".

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