The Louvre museum in Paris saw a record number of visitors in 2018 all thanks to Beyonce and Jay Z

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s’ music video “APESH*T” may have stirred some chaos with the critics but it surely motivated the public to visit the Louvre museum in Paris.

“The Musée du Louvre had a record 10.2 million visitors in 2018—an increase of 25 percent in comparison with 2017,” the statement reads in part. “No other museum in the world has ever equaled this figure.”

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The museum definitely acknowledges the fame that Carters’ music video attributed to the record-breaking attendance. Beautifully shot in the 652,000-square-foot space, the video portrays numerous items from the institution’s spectacular collection, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Rosso Fiorentino’s Pietà, and the Venus de Milo.

The museum noted a significant rise in foreign visitors — almost three-quarters of total visitor numbers — mostly from the United States, China, other European countries and Brazil.

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