Selena Gomez Partners with Our Place for New Kitchenware Collection

Selena Gomez is highlighting her kitchen essentials

The 29-year-old Mexican American actress/singer has teamed up with Our Place for a new collaboration aimed at inspiring users to “reconnect with their heritage through food.”

Selena Gomez x Our PlaceGomez, an amateur chef, released the new collection with the kitchenware brand on Thursday.

Our Place x Selena Gomez is comprised of pieces from Our Place’s Essentials Collection, but in limited edition colors — Azul and Rosa — hand-picked by Gomez.

Featured in the collection are colorful renditions of the popular dating usa woman for freesingles dating freedating apps for open relationshipsdo you like online datingdating sites ukside plates ($40) available in sets of four, and Selena’s Bundle ($215), which comes with an Always Pan, drinking glasses, and main plates.

The electric blue adds a “playful pop” of color to the kitchen, while the lush berry pink is inspired by the Rare Beauty founder’s favorite bold lip shades, according to a news release sent to Billboard.

In addition to debuting the collection, Gomez posted a blooper reel from the cookware campaign on TikTok Thursday.

The pop star and Our Place founder Shiza Shadid connected over their shared belief that a home-cooked meal can “bring our world closer together.” In the spirit of giving back, 10% of net proceeds from the collection will support the Rare Impact Fund, a nonprofit affiliate of Gomez’s beauty brand.

Gomez is no stranger to charitable brand collaborations, she explained to the The Hollywood Reporter in an interview about her HBO Max cooking show Selena + Chef.

The series, which has been renewed for a fourth season, raised over $360,000 for 23 nonprofit organizations.

“When we first started discussing the show, this was the most important aspect to me. Whenever I agree to come on board with a brand partner, I always make sure there is a charity aspect to the deal,” she explained.

Each of the items listed are available in electric blue or lush berry.

Banda MS’ Sergio Lizárraga Launches New Record Label ‘Room 28’

Sergio Lizárraga is making room for new musical acts…

The Mexican Banda MS manager and founder has launched new record label, Room 28, which will focus solely on “developing, managing and promoting” pop and urban acts.

Sergio Lizárraga

An extension of his management and booking company LM Events, which specializes in the regional Mexican market, Lizárraga will run Room 28 alongside business partner Mario Barrón.

“It’s an unknown world for me,” Lizárraga, who launched Lizos Music in 2013 (the indie label home to Banda MS), tells Billboard. “But you meet people that know that world perfectly and well they’re the ones that will guide this project. I am continuing with Lizos Music but I wanted to create this alternate label that is exclusively for pop-urban music.”

The new company’s objective is to “give national and international visibility to recording artists that contribute variety and creativity,” according to an official statement. One of Room 28’s first signees includes Mexican influencer Mont Pantoja, whose lip-sync videos have made her a star on Tik Tok, where she boasts of more than 18 million followers. Pantoja is set to release her debut single “Maviri,” a pop-infused track, on March 18. Lizárraga’s daughter, Brianda, is also part of the label’s roster, which will be announced in the next few days.

News of Lizárraga’s Room 28 arrives two months after the announcement of a new booking and management deal between Spanish singer-songwriter Natalia Jiménez and LM Events. The move marked the first time in recent memory that a pop act entered a management agreement with a company that specializes in the regional Mexican market.

“What excites me the most about new ventures is the challenge,” adds Lizárraga. “[Room 28] goes hand-in-hand with what I already do but in a genre that has a different style of lyrics and rhythms. With Mario, who knows the ins and outs of that world, we’re not only going to do this but we’re going to do this well.”

Pitbull & Ke$ha’s “Timber” Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Pop Songs Chart

Pitbull knows how to pop it likes it’s hot…

The 32-year-old Cuban American rap superstar’s latest smash “Timber,” featuring Ke$ha, has reached the summit on yet another Billboard chart.

Pitbull and Ke$ha

The dancetastic track, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early January, rose 2-1 on the Pop Songs chart this week, according to Nielsen BDS. 

“Timber” marks Pitbull’s second No. 1 on the chart (among nine top 10s).

Give Me Everything,” featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer, topped the tally for three weeks beginning on July 16, 2011.

The songs is Ke$ha’s fourth No. 1 on the chart (also among nine top 10s). Her debut single “TiK ToK” ruled for seven weeks in 2010, followed by “Your Love Is My Drug” (two weeks, 2010) and “Die Young” (three weeks, 2012).

“Timber” has topped the sales/airplay/streaming-based Billboard Hot 100 chart for two weeks and sold 2.5 million downloads, according to Nielsen SoundScan.