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19 People Attending Obama's Inauguration Just To See Beyonce

People aren't quite as excited as they were in 2008. Luckily, Bey is singing the national anthem.

Posted on January 17, 2013, at 12:39 p.m. ET

Four years ago, nearly 2 million people flooded the National Mall to watch Barack Obama's historic swearing-in ceremony.

This time, people aren't quite so excited...

Because it's going to be cold.

And there's other stuff going on!

Luckily, though, Obama's bringing along a secret weapon.

Charles Sykes, File / AP

And people are suddenly interested in the inauguration again!