Ronald Gene "Ronnie" Dunn (born June 1, 1953) is an American country music singer-songwriter. He is best known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn. In 2011, Dunn began working as a solo artist following the breakup of Brooks & Dunn. He released his self-titled debut album for Arista Nashville on June 7, 2011, reaching the Top 10 with its lead-off single "Bleed Red". In 2013, after leaving Artist Nashville in 2012, Dunn founded Little Will-E Records.