The Brokeback Mountain clinch between Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger has been voted the Best Kiss, ahead of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, at the MTV Movie Awards in California.

The stars of the gay cowboy movie won the accolade, voted by MTV viewers, last night along with a Best Performance award for Gyllenhaal.

He said: “This is a real honour, not just for me and Heath, but for all of you, that you picked this movie and this kiss over all the other ones.”

The evening, hosted by actress Jessica Alba, will be broadcast on MTV on June 8 2006 at 9pm.

The winners were,

Best Movie- Wedding Crashers

Performance- Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain)

Comedic performance- Steve Carell (The 40-year-old Virgin)

On-screen team- Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers)

Villain- Hayden Christensen (Star Wars Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith)

Breakthrough performance- Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers)

Hero- Christian Bale (Batman Begins)

Sexiest performance: Jessica Alba (Sin City)

Fight- Angelina Jolie vs Brad Pitt (Mr and Mrs Smith)

Kiss- Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain)

Frightened performance- Jennifer Carpenter (The Exorcism Of Emily Rose)

MTVU student film-maker award- Joshua Caldwell (A Beautiful Lie)

Silver Bucket of Excellence: Spike Lee (Do The Right Thing)

MTV Generation Award: Jim Carrey