Apple has set a date when it will ax iTunes for good, according to reports.

The tech giant is looking to scrap music downloads because of the popularity of its Apple Music streaming service and rivalry with platforms like Spotify.

According to leaked reports, iTunes will be phased out by March 31, 2019.

NYPost

It does not surprise me they are doing this Apple Music took off huge for Apple and iTunes model of buying 1 song at a time for 99 cents just may not be viable for them. Plus they want to push music lovers to spend $9 dollars a month then a dollarĀ here or then on a song once or twice a month.