There are many artists going by the name of "Hope". www.discogs.com list 14 artist by the name of Hope plus another 9 artist whose name is a variation of Hope. The earliest is from 1977. The last is 2008.
In 1992, an artist by name of Hope whose real name is David Hope appeared with a song called "Generations" with a follow up song in 1993 called "Tree Frog". Remixed by Hot Tracks in 1994 and appears Roadkill! 1.09 (1994) and Hot Tracks 15th Anniversary Edition 17 CD Set. Read more on Last.fm
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Hope Murphy This Woman's Work - Britain's Got Talent 2012 audition - UK version