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Information literacy enables students to develop critical skills that will help them to become independent lifelong learners. The information literacy skills of pre-service music teachers from public and private tertiary institutions in Nigeria's southern region were assessed in this study. In this study, a survey research method was used. The study's population consisted of all pre-service music teachers in the region. Participants received an electronic copy of the researcher-created questionnaire. A total of 450 completed questionnaires were returned by participants. This study's data was analyzed in IBM SPSS. The finding of this study revealed that pre-service music teachers had moderate level information literacy skills. The information literacy skills of female pre-service music teachers are not significantly different from the information literacy skills of male pre-service music teachers. It is strongly advised that information literacy programs be integrated into school curricula in order to improve the information literacy skills of pre-service music teachers.