Awake debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200, selling 256,000 copies in its first week, and the album would go on to sell over two million copies in the United States.
Since its release, the album's title track dominated rock radio and broke chart records throughout 2000 and 2001. The album's instrumental track "Vampires" earned the band its first Grammy nomination. And "Greed" earned the band Boston Music Awards nominations for single and video of the year.
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