Ákos Kovács, born in Budapest, 6 April, 1968, is a Hungarian pop singer-songwriter. He is known for his solo career writing and performing serious, poetic pop songs, as well as a member of the now defunct group Bonanza Banzai. Kovács uses his given name, Ákos, in his career. His name is written Akosh, to reflect the Hungarian pronunciation, when his music is distributed to English-speaking countries. His songs are on the top lists of Hungarian music.
In addition to Hungarian, he speaks English, Italian, and Swedish. Politically conservative. He is married to Őry Krisztina, and they have three children: Kata, Marci, and Anna.
Ákos has been involved in many musical projects. He was a member of the Hungarian band Bonanza Banzai, which split in 1995. In 1999, he translated Phil Collins's songs for the Disney film Tarzan into Hungarian.
In addition to music, Ákos also writes poetry.